Planning & Mitigation | VOL. 13, ISSUE 76, January-February 2013

Agility in Response to Extreme Weather Events

Climate change impacts could be reversed over a reasonable period of time provided the people have access to facilities and services that enhance their various capitals enabling them to make a better living in places that are less prone to extreme weather events. Over time, this would lead to managed and organic retreat but this will call into question existing notions of property ownership and change in land use. On Sagar Island, about ten years ago, a fellow researcher and...

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