Explaining and overcoming barriers to climate change adaptation
2014 (English)In: Nature Climate Change, ISSN 1758-678X, E-ISSN 1758-6798, Vol. 4, no 10, 867-872 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The concept of barriers is increasingly used to describe the obstacles that hinder the planning and implementation of climate change adaptation. The growing literature on barriers to adaptation reveals not only commonly reported barriers, but also conflicting evidence, and few explanations of why barriers exist and change. There is thus a need for research that focuses on the interdependencies between barriers and considers the dynamic ways in which barriers develop and persist. Such research, which would be actor-centred and comparative, would help to explain barriers to adaptation and provide insights into how to overcome them.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Nature Publishing Group , 2014. Vol. 4, no 10, 867-872 p.
Earth and Related Environmental Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-112838DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2350ISI: 000344597000018OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-112838DiVA: diva2:776778
Funding Agencies|German Ministry for Education and Research [01UU0910]; Norden Top-level Research Initiative sub-programme "Effect Studies and Adaptation to Climate Change" through the Nordic Centre of Excellence for Strategic Adaptation Research (NORD-STAR)2015-01-082014-12-172016-06-14