I am using this blog to post some of the information that I come across relevant to adaptation to rapid planetary climate change. Postings will also touch upon other aspects of sustainability in a rapidly changing world.
Nothing in it should be considered as the opinion, position, policy, belief or view of any of my employers or associates or clients or community partners or relatives or friends; past or present.
Mitigation (of climate change) A human intervention to reduce the sources or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases.
Adaptation In human systems, the process of adjustment to actual or expected climate and its effects, in order to moderate harm or exploit beneficial opportunities. In natural systems, the process of adjustment to actual climate and its effects; human intervention may facilitate adjustment to expected climate.
The ability of a system and its component parts to anticipate, absorb, accommodate, or recover from the effects of a hazardous event in a timely and efficient manner, including through ensuring the preservation, restoration, or improvement of its essential basic structures and functions.