Are there Social Limits to Adaptation to Climate Change?
Climatic Change 93.3-4
Publisher Springer, Netherlands
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This paper argues that when analysing limits to adaptation we need to go beyond biological, economic or technological factors. It recommends giving more attention to the role of ethics, knowledge, risk and culture in societies, as these also define limits to adaptation.
Written by Neil Adger, Suraje Dessai, Marisa Goulden, Mike Hulme, Irene Lorenzoni, Don Nelson, Lars Otto Naess, Johanna Wolf, Anita Wreford
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