• Gustavo Bernal Torres

'Maladaptation': How Not To Cope With Climate Change

Maladaptation happens when you try to solve one problem and wind up creating another.

  • "We're finding that there are many cases in which adaptation projects don't work," said Clark University professor Ed Carr, lead author of a chapter in the IPCC report on climate resilient development. "Some have actually made things worse."

  • A study of more than 300 initiatives for coping with climate change cited in the IPCC report found that one-third may have unintended and negative consequences.


Source: https://phys.org/news/2022-03-maladaptation-cope-climate.html

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