Anticipatory Governance

  title={Anticipatory Governance},
  author={Ray Quay},
  journal={Journal of the American Planning Association},
  pages={496 - 511}
  • R. Quay
  • Published 25 August 2010
  • Business
  • Journal of the American Planning Association
Problem: Human and natural systems will probably have to adapt to climate change impacts, but this cannot be planned for using the traditional approach based on predictions because of the subject's great complexity, its planning horizon more than 50 years away, and uncertainty about the future climate and how effectively CO2 emissions will be reduced. Purpose: This article proposes a more appropriate basis for planning climate change adaptation. Anticipatory governance is a flexible decision… 
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