The political economy of climate adaptation

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Initiatives to adapt to the effects of climate change are growing in number but may fail to achieve the desired outcomes unless critical competing interests are taken into account during the planning process.

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The research presented in this paper contributes to the Nordic Centre of Excellence for Strategic Adaptation Research (NORD-STAR), which is funded by the Norden Top-level Research Initiative sub-programme 'Effect Studies and Adaptation to Climate Change'.

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Correspondence to Benjamin K. Sovacool.

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Sovacool, B., Linnér, B. & Goodsite, M. The political economy of climate adaptation. Nature Clim Change 5, 616–618 (2015) doi:10.1038/nclimate2665

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