22 Jun '12, 5pm

Adapting to climate change: Necessary but difficult and expensive

Adapting to climate change: Necessary but difficult and expensive

There is no longer any question of preventing climate change. Some 98 percent of working climate scientists agree that the atmosphere is already warming in response to human greenhouse-gas emissions, and the most recent research suggests that we are on a path toward what were once considered “worst case” scenarios. That chipper sentiment marks the beginning of my new piece for Popular Science . It’s an introduction/scene-setter for their recent issue, which has a package of pieces focused on climate adaptation in shelter , food , water , and more . Go read the whole thing! There won’t be much new material in it for my 12 loyal readers, especially those who have read my “brutal logic ” posts or watched my TEDx talk . It’s all that ol’ doom-and-gloom, again. If there’s any shift in emphasis, it’s just that avoiding serious disruptions is no longer really an option, even if w...

Full article: http://grist.org/climate-change/adapting-to-climate-chang...

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