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Geoneon14 December 2022< 1 min read

Definition: Climate Change Adaptation

With new climate change impact and climatic disaster events up almost daily, even seasoned practitioners are bound to run into a term or acronym that leaves them thinking. For those head-scratching moments, we are creating the ultimate glossary #DisasterRiskReduction and #ClimateChangeAdaptation terms:

2) Climate Change Adaptation

Climate change adaptation is the process of adjusting to the impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels and more frequent extreme weather events. This can involve a variety of activities, such as building more resilient infrastructure, developing new technologies to reduce carbon emissions, and implementing policies to support sustainable development. The goal of climate change adaptation is to minimize the negative impacts of climate change and help communities and ecosystems thrive in a changing world.