Climate Resilience in Urban Water Policy

27 May 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

The concept of “water resilience” appears everywhere from the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk reduction to national and city policy statements.Senior Research Fellow Olivia Jensen, who spoke at a recent forum at the Institute of Water Policy in Singapore, analyzed the water industry in London, Rotterdam and Singapore to determine how the goal of resilience translated into policy instruments, the extent to which governance mode influences policy design, and whether certain governance modes are better suited to effective resilience policy design.She and her team examined four modes of governance: legal, corporatist, market, and network...

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