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dc.contributor.authorSerrao-Neumann, Silviaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T13:20:03Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T13:20:03Z
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.date.modified2011-09-12T06:49:27Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/40786
dc.description.abstractClimate change presents a number of social, economic and environmental challenges to which government, industry and civil society must respond. Public sector involvement in land use planning plays a pivotal role in responding to this challenge. Yet, embedding effective climate adaptation policy into existing planning frameworks is proving to be a difficult task for planners and policy makers. Current planning approaches reflect the long standing rational paradigm which has dominated the decision-making process for decades. Under this paradigm, the decision-making process involved in policy formulation and delivery should be informed by reliable and robust science. However, these planning approaches have limitations in the context of managing climate change impacts given the uncertainties surrounding the emergent climate science. Hence they are unlikely to be effective in safeguarding communities from long term and unpredictable climate change impacts. Anticipatory governance is a new approach to decision-making emerging in the literature and practice which attempts to deal with the complexities and uncertainties surrounding climate change. At the centre of this new approach to decision-making is a three-step process which includes future analysis, flexibility of strategies and monitoring and action. This paper uses an analytical framework based on anticipatory governance and its three-step approach to investigate the effectiveness of two Australian local government adaptation initiatives. Specifically, it investigates how these local government-led initiatives have occurred in the absence of top-down guidance/direction from both state and national levels as well as limited peer derived examples. It then discusses the challenges and opportunities local governments face in taking the lead through anticipatory governance to address climate change adaptation in their planning efforts. The paper aims to contribute analytical insights into developing effective adaptation programs at the local scaleen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherNo data provideden_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.wpsc2011.com.au/en_AU
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameWorls Planning School Congress 2011en_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitlePlanning for climate change uncertainty: a strategic approach to delivering effective adaptationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2011-07-04en_US
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2011-07-08en_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationPerthen_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchUrban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode120599en_US
dc.titlePlanning for climate change uncertainty: a strategic approach to delivering effective adaptationen_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE2 - Conference Publications (Non HERDC Eligible)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Environmenten_US
gro.date.issued2011
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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