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Adapt or Mitigate? Both

Adapt or Mitigate? Both

Not that long ago “adaptation” was considered a dirty word among climate activists. Their view was that if we could retool our to accommodate the consequences of climate change—rising seas, longer wildfire seasons, and a long list of other not so natural disasters—industries and governments would use that as an excuse to avoid a more important : curbing our emissions of the heat-trapping greenhouse gases that cause these problems in the first place.