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Trade-offs in adaptation planning: Protecting public interest environmental values

Foerster, Anita; Macintosh, Andrew; McDonald, Jan


Like many issues in environmental law and governance, climate change adaptation planning involves difficult policy trade-offs. Decision-makers must balance competing public and private interests and short- and long-term concerns against a background of considerable uncertainty and complexity. One of the classic challenges of environmental governance is to establish laws and other institutions which support long-term decision-making in the public interest and this is equally a challenge for...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Environmental Law
DOI: 10.1093/jel/eqv017


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