Institutional adaptation to climate change : Flood responses at the municipal level in Norway

@inproceedings{Nss2004InstitutionalAT,
  title={Institutional adaptation to climate change : Flood responses at the municipal level in Norway},
  author={Lars Otto N{\ae}ss and Guri Bang and Siri E. H. Eriksen and Jonas Vevatne},
  year={2004}
}
  • Lars Otto Næss, Guri Bang, +1 author Jonas Vevatne
  • Published 2004
This article examines the role institutions play in climate adaptation in Norway. Empirical findings from an examination of responses to the 1995 floods in two municipalities in the Glomma-Lågen river basin, Eastern Norway, are presented. We identify institutional factors that affect the adaptation potential at the local level, and factors that serve to constrain or facilitate the realisation of this potential. The study suggests that institutions provide important insights for understanding… CONTINUE READING

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