The province of Groningen has used this anticipative approach, while it designs its new regional plan. Beside the - more regular - themes of economy and demography, climate change is the third meaningful pillar in the planning process. The regional plan is carried out in three phases: analysis, interaction and reflection. In each of these phases climate change is connected to the steps in the planning process (Fig. 2.13).
Debate about: water storage, coastal defence, building locations, nature, agriculture, | sustainable energy
Climate claim: space for water, nature, energy, safe living, functional zoning
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