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CPR Climate Change Bibliography: Adaptation

Adaptation Research by CPR Member Scholars

  • Mary Jane Angelo, Stumbling Toward Success: A Story of Legal Adaptation and Ecological Resilience, 87 Neb. L. Rev. 950 (2009).
  • Alejandro Camacho, Adapting Governance to Climate Change: Managing Uncertainty through a Learning Infrastructure, 59 Emory L.J. 1 (2009) –suggested a regulatory system for addressing the uncertainties of climate change adaptation, promoting interagency information sharing and adaptable natural resource management
  • Alejandro Camacho, Multidimensional Evaluation of Managed Relocation, 106 Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 9721 (2009) –discussed managed relocation, a potential climate change adaptation strategy for biodiversity management, and proposed a multidimensional heuristic tool for evaluating its use in various management scenarios
  • Daniel Farber, Adaptation Planning and Climate Impact Assessments: Learning from NEPA’s Flaws, 39 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 10605 (2009) –analyzed environmental impact statements and suggested five improvements that should be addressed in the establishment of Climate Adaptation Statements, including more effective supervision and adaptability
  • Alejandro Camacho, Climate Change Adaptation Still Being Given Short Shrift in Local, State, and Federal Government, CPRBlog, November 9, 2009, http://www.progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?idBlog=D7819AB5-EC36-9AA0-80708822A4D91DD2 – discussed the need for inclusion of adaptation in climate change legislation, and recent attempts and failures of including adaptation in new legislation
  • Alejandro Camacho, Boxer-Kerry Centralizes Procedures for Adaptation But Lacks Substantive Guidance, CPRBlog, October 7, 2009, http://www.progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?idBlog=2F4A0AC3-9C36-B744-0E6837E8236BF962–discussed the Boxer-Kerry bill, its similarities and differences between the bill and ACES, and the potential shortcomings of the bill
  • Alejandro Camacho, Interior’s Initiative on Adaptation Will Need to Overcome a Legacy of Inaction, CPRBlog, September 18, 2009, http://www.progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?idBlog=CD5C73F0-FA12-C1DE-B3ADD951AE431420 –discussed the Interior’s strategy on management options for incorporating adaptation into climate change impact decisions
  • Alejandro Camacho, Tweaking the Climate Change Adaptation Proposal, CPRBlog, May 5, 2009, http://www.progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?fkScholar=10 –described HR 2192 and its establishment of a “Natural Resources Climate Change Adaptation Panel,” compared this panel with the adaptation provisions of Waxman-Markey, and highlighted the potential shortcomings of the panel, especially in the area of natural resource adaptation language
  • Alejandro Camacho, Waxman-Markey: Adaptation, CPRBlog, April 7, 2009, http://www.progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?idBlog=821DA05A-1E0B-E803-CAB2F26DB3327080 (with Holly Doremus) – discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the adaptation program proposed under the Waxman-Markey bills
  • Holly Doremus, The Need for, and Challenges of, Climate Adaptation, CPRBlog, August 7, 2009, http://www.progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?idBlog=F5111646-A5A1-22D2-8A238A6A16D5C07E –discussed the use of adaptation in climate change legislation and described other alternatives being posed, such as assisted migration
  • Victor Flatt, Copenhagen: What Progress on Offsets and Adaptation? CPRBlog, December 7, 2009, http://www.progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?idBlog=6AB35A5B-9472-2F02-2A0B85A01D5B1568 –discussed those two aspects of climate change actions that will be discussed at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, hoping for the programs to be verifiable, truly emissions-reducing, and adaptable and useful in developing nations
  • Alejandro Camacho, Climate Change Adaptation, Uncertainty & Learning in a Federal System (in progress)
  • Daniel Farber, Federalism and Climate Adaptation, __San Diego Energy & Env. J.__
  • Robert L. Fischman, Climate Change Adaptation for the U.S. National Wildlife Refuge System, 44 Envtl. Mgmt. (2009) –discussed the adaptation needed in NWRS as the US faces climate change and its effect on the habitats of wildlife, and suggested ways in which NWRS could be utilized and improved to more efficiently address climate change problems

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