Jon Barnett

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3 May 2013


Increasingly there is recognition from researchers and policy makers that there are legal, institutional and cultural barriers to climate change adaptation that will need to be addressed if we are able to adapt efficiently and equitably. However, there is a limited body...

Journal article

14 Jul 2010

This paper argues that some degree of climate change is now inevitable, and so therefore is the need for responses to avoid its likely impacts.

There are at least five distinct types or pathways through which maladaptation arises; namely actions that, relative...


13 Jan 2010

This draft plan identifies the research required to help Australian governments, organisations and communities better understand the social, economic and institutional dimensions of effective climate adaptation responses.

It outlines priority areas for research that can better inform decisions about adaptation to ensure effective, efficient,...

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