Adaptation pathways in planning for uncertain climate change: Applications in Portugal, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands 2017

Mark Zandvoort, Inês S. Campos, André Vizinho, Gil Penha-Lopes, Eliška Krkoška Lorencová, Rutger van der Brugge, Maarten J. van der Vlist, Adri van den Brink, Ad B.M. Jeuken, Adaptation pathways in planning for uncertain climate change: Applications in Portugal, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands, Environmental Science & Policy, Volume…

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Applying Principles of Uncertainty within Coastal Hazard Assessments to Better Support Coastal Adaptation (2017)

Stephens, S.A.; Bell, R.G.: Lawrence, J. (2017). Applying principles of uncertainty within coastal hazard assessments to better support coastal adaptation. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 5(3): 40; doi:10.3390/jmse5030040 http://www.mdpi.com/2077-1312/5/3/40 Abstract: Coastal hazards result from erosion of the shore, or flooding of low-elevation land when storm surges combine with high…

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A climate stress test of Los Angeles’ water quality plans (2017)

Tariq, A., Lempert, R.J., Riverson, J. et al., “A climate stress test of Los Angeles’ water quality plans,” Climatic Change (2017) 144: 625. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-017-2062-5 A climate stress test of Los Angeles’ water quality plans 2017 Abstract Climate change can significantly affect water quality, in addition contributing non-stationarity and deep uncertainty…

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Does a better model yield a better argument? An info-gap analysis (2017)

Yakov Ben-Haim, Does a better model yield a better argument? An info-gap analysis, Proceedings of the Royal Society, A. 5 April 2017 http://rspa.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/473/2200/20160890 Abstract: Theories, models, and computations underlie reasoned argumentation in many areas. The possibility of error in these arguments, though of low probability, may be highly significant when…

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A review of methodologies applied in Australian practice to evaluate long-term coastal adaptation options (2017)

Ramm TD, White CJ, Chan A, Watson CS (2017). A review of decision analysis methods used in long-term coastal adaptation studies in Australia. Climate Risk Management. DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2017.06.005 Rising sea levels have the potential to alter coastal flooding regimes around the world and local governments are beginning to consider how to manage uncertain…

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Water Supply Infrastructure Planning: Decision-Making Framework to Classify Multiple Uncertainties and Evaluate Flexible Design 2017

S. Fletcher, M, Miotti, J. Swaminathan, M. Klemun, K. Strzepek and A. Siddiqi. 2017. “Water Supply Infrastructure Planning: A Decision-Making Framework to Classify Multiple Uncertainties and Evaluate Flexible Design.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 143 (10). http://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/%28ASCE%29WR.1943-5452.0000823 Urban planners face challenges in water infrastructure development decisions due to…

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Narrative-informed exploratory analysis of energy transition pathways (2017)

Moallemi, E. A., de Haan, F., Kwakkel, J., & Aye, L. (2017). Narrative-informed exploratory analysis of energy transition pathways: A case study of India’s electricity sector. Energy Policy, 110, 271–287. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.08.019   Abstract: Energy transitions unfold under the influence of socio-technical, political and economic uncertainties. This paper introduces a narrative-informed…

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Adopting robust decision-making to forest management under climate change (2017)

Radke, N., Yousefpour, R., von Detten, R., Reifenberg, S., Hanewinkel, M.: Adopting robust decision-making to forest management under climate change. Ann Forest Sci, 2017; 74 (43): . : http://doi:10.1077/s13595-017-0641-s Key message Multi-objective robust decision making is a promising decision-making method in forest management under climate change as it adequately considers…

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Finding pathways to national-scale land-sector sustainability (2017)

Gao, L., Bryan, B.A., 2017. Finding pathways to national-scale land-sector sustainability. Nature 544(7649) 217–222. https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v544/n7649/abs/nature21694.html Abstract The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets under Agenda 2030 of the United Nations map a coherent global sustainability ambition at a level of detail general enough to garner consensus amongst nations. However,…

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Simulated Climate Adaptation in Stormwater Systems: Evaluating the Efficiency of Adaptation Strategies (2017)

McCurdy, A. and W. Travis (2017) Simulated climate adaptation in stormwater systems: evaluating the efficiency of adaptation strategies. Environment Systems and Decisions. Published online: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10669-017-9631-z Adaptations in infrastructure may be necessitated by changes in temperature and precipitation patterns to avoid losses and maintain expected levels of service. A roster of…

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