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Visions of Resilience - A Workshop Manual

C BIGGS, C Ryan, J Bird, M Trudgeon, R Roggema

VEIL | Published : 2014

Abstract

This manual aims to help organisations and communities adapt to future climate extremes. It outlines a process designed to involve community in climate change adaptation planning and to identify novel strategies to build local resilience. Communities play a limited role in climate change adaptation planning, despite having the majority stake in the results. Many of the adaptation strategies currently considered by local and state government are small adjustments to existing ways of working. They don’t reflect the complexity and severity of likely climate impacts. Impacts we are already beginning to see. Effective adaptation demands a significant change to current thinking and practice in com..

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