04 Dec '11, 2pm

Getting the World Ready to Adapt to Climate Change

Getting the World Ready to Adapt to Climate Change

Nature of Business radio, created and hosted by Chrissy Coughlin, is a weekly show on business and environment. I admit that I get a little giddy when I hear about organizations like the Global Adaptation Institute that really get it like. The brainchild of Dr. Juan Jose Daboub, they opened their doors roughly a year and a half ago, based on Dr. Daboub's assessment that urgent action must be taken on a global level with regard to climate change adaptation. As CEO, Dr. Daboub and his impressive team of global leaders from both the private and public sector, prominent climate scientists, and support staff span the globe to enhance the understanding of the world's pressing need for adaptation to climate change and to help developing economies adapt to the changing world. We discuss their initiatives, in particular, their Global Adaptation Index (GaIn), geographic focus, start...

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