Category Archives for "Adaptation"

The Conundrums of Business Adaptation to Climate Change: Why, and How Much?

This blog post was originally published by Dr. Mark C. Trexler in CSRWire, Oct. 21, 2013. The Biggest Unarticulated Issue In his classic study of business scenario planning, The Art of Strategic Conversation (2005), Kees van der Heijden notes that: “[M]ost companies . . . have looming somewhere at the edge of their collective consciousness […]

Should Planning for Waterworld be a Research and Policy Priority?

In its April issue, the journal Nature Climate Change published an Opinion and Commentary piece, “Limits to Adaptation.” The authors of the Commentary suggest that the time has come for researchers and policy makers to “begin making progress in predicting and anticipating climate change adaptation limits,” and “to start making plans for managing the consequences […]