Adapting to Climate: A Case Study on Riverine Flood Risks in the Netherlands

  title={Adapting to Climate: A Case Study on Riverine Flood Risks in the Netherlands},
  author={Richard S. J. Tol and Nicolien M. Van Der Grijp and Alexander A. Olsthoorn and Peter E. van der Werff},
  journal={Risk Analysis},
Climate change may well lead to an increased risk of river floods in the Netherlands. However, the impacts of changes in water management on river floods are larger, either enhancing or reducing flood risks. Therefore, the abilities of water‐management authorities to learn that climate and river flows are changing, and to recognize and act upon the implications, are of crucial importance. At the same time, water‐management authorities respond to other trends, such as the democratization of… 
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