Special issue: The governance of adaptation to climate change

Published on
April 13, 2015

A special issue by the consortium Governance of Climate Change of the programme Knowledge for Climate has been published in the Journal of Water and Climate Change in 2015 issue 06-1.

The articles can also be found on the website of the Journal of Water and Climate Change.

This is a selection of the articles:

Editorial: The governance of adaptation to climate change as a multi-level, multi-sector and multi-actor challenge: a European comparative perspective.

Art Dewulf, Sander Meijerink and Hens Runhaar.......... 1–8. 

Handling adaptation policy choices in Sweden, Germany, the UK and the Netherlands.

Eric Massey, Dave Huitema, Heiko Garrelts, Kevin Grecksch, Heleen Mees, Tim Rayner, Sofie Storbjörk, Catrien Termeer and Maik Winges.......... 9–24.

The role of leadership in regional climate change adaptation: a comparison of adaptation practices initiated by governmental and non-governmental actors.

Sander Meijerink, Sabina Stiller, E. Carina H. Keskitalo, Peter Scholten, Robert Smits and Frank van Lamoen.......... 25–37.

Do state traditions matter? Comparing deliberative governance initiatives for climate change adaptation in Dutch corporatism and British pluralism.

M. J. Vink, D. Benson, D. Boezeman, H. Cook, A. Dewulf and C. Termeer.......... 71–88.

Reconciling collaborative action research with existing institutions: insights from Dutch and German climate knowledge programmes.

Catrien Termeer, Arwin van Buuren, Joerg Knieling and Manuel Gottschick.......... 89–103.