Responsibility for Climate Adaptation across Political Levels, Sectors and Public-Private Boundaries.
Responsibility for climate adaptation needs to be distributed across political levels, sectors and public-private boundaries in order to be effective. To gain legitimacy for such a distribution, it needs to be grounded in ethically defendable theories of just distribution and in what those affected by decisions see as legitimate. The project objective is to contribute to a sustainable Swedish climate adaptation, with a just and legitimate distribution of responsibility across political levels, sectors, and public-private boundaries. The goals are:
The project will use a mixed-method approach, including a survey, focus groups, interviews and ethical and value theoretical analysis.
Erik Persson, PhD, Department of Philosophy, Lund University