Planning for Climate Change Adaptation in a Multi-level Context: The Gothenburg Metropolitan Area

@inproceedings{Lundqvist2016PlanningFC,
  title={Planning for Climate Change Adaptation in a Multi-level Context: The Gothenburg Metropolitan Area},
  author={Lennart J. Lundqvist},
  year={2016}
}
Individual local governments are key players in Sweden's strategy for climate adaptation but their authority does not match the scale of climate change and its impacts. Competences are divided among local, regional and national authorities. Climate adaptation thus requires cooperation, particularly in metropolitan regions. This raises issues of coordination, legitimacy and effectiveness of adaptation measures recommended in local Master Plans. The focus here is on how the 13 municipalities in… CONTINUE READING