Tom van der Voorn


My expertise and major interest lie in:

  • The development & application of participatory backcasting approaches for envisioning robust climate change adaptation futures.
  • Combining backcasting and Systems Dynamics modelling.
  • The interplay of visions, paradigms and visionary frontrunners in historical transitions in water resources management.
  • Participatory & Integrated Climate Impact Assessment on water resources
  • Designing & facilitating stakeholder-driven water management decision-making processes.
  • Global food, water & energy nexus (see my contribution to the 2013 UN World Economic and Social Survey)



Envisioning robust climate change adaptation futures for coastal regions

The paper investigates the potential of backcasting by comparing three different cases on vision and strategy development for climate change adaptation planning in coastal regions.

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Tom is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.
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