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Arguments for resilience or adaptation in face of climate change with enduring uncertainty: via @earthislandjrnl

Arguments for resilience or adaptation in face of climate change with enduring uncertainty: via @earthislandjrnl

The mantra has been gaining strength among the close- knit community of climate scientists and activists over the past few years, says Susan Moser, an independent climate scientist whose work focuses on climate-change communication and society’s response. Hurricane Katrina and Al Gore’s flim, An Inconvenient Truth , were two big pivots that turned adaptation from a taboo subject to a grudgingly accepted strategy among professional environmentalists. An unrelenting torrent of extreme “natural” disasters in succeeding years helped drive home the point. The convergence of these events, Moser says, led to a gradual loosening of the entrenched positions on mitigation and adaptation. The two are no longer viewed as either/or alternatives, but as complementary parts of a holistic approach to dealing with global climate change.

Full article: http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/eij/article/...

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