Barriers and opportunities for robust decision making approaches to support climate change adaptation in the developing world

Research article by Ajay Gajanan Bhave, Declan Conway, Suraje Dessai, David Stainforth on 29 Sep 2016

Abstract Climate change adaptation is unavoidable, particularly in developing countries where the adaptation deficit is often larger than in developed countries. Robust Decision Making (RDM) approaches are considered useful for supporting adaptation decision making, yet case study applications in developing countries are rare. This review paper examines the potential to expand the geographical and sectoral […]

Beliefs, politics, and environmental policy

Research article by Antony Millner, Helene Ollivier on 23 Aug 2016

Experts and the general public often perceive environmental problems differently. Moreover, regulatory responses to environmental issues often do not coincide with consensus expert recommendations. These two facts are mutually … read more »

Exploring power and procedural justice within Climate Compatible Development design: whose priorities are being considered?

Research article by Ben Wood, Lindsay Stringer, Andy Dougill, Claire Quinn on 17 Aug 2016

Climate compatible development (CCD) is gaining traction as a conceptual framework for mainstreaming climate change mitigation and adaptation within development efforts. Understanding whether and how CCD design processes reconcile different stakeholder preferences can reveal how the concept contends with patterns of sociocultural and political oppression that condition patterns of development. We, therefore, explore procedural justice […]