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Futurist, Writer and Researcher, now retired, former freelance writer for new technology ventures. Former President & CEO of Len Rosen Marketing Inc., a marketing consulting firm focused on...

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Climate resilience is a bridge between mitigation and adaptation. It encompasses change processes that impact human behaviour and outcomes. Adaptation requires us to adjust global behaviours including our socioeconomic systems, processes, practices, and infrastructure. Building resilience requires creating a new global society capable of handling the external stresses thrown at it by climate change without breaking.

Part 2 of our look at the IPCC climate report on risk asks if we can be fully resilient to climate change impacts? The challenge for humanity is how we can narrow the gap in terms of our capacity through mitigation and adaptation to ensure that we don't overshoot the 1.5 Celsius limit on warming, the target that has become the accepted standard for moving forward with our mitigation and adaptation projects. 


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