What is climate resilience? A global definition that covers every possible situation is impossible. We do need a working language that recognizes that there is no single answer to all the challenges we face, now and in the future.
The comedian, John Oliver, cleverly and satirically captures America’s growing problem of aging infrastructure in an episode of ‘Last Week Tonight’. Infrastructure, such as transport, energy, water supplies and communications, are essential to every country. However it is rarely seen as a ‘sexy’ issue, and rarely even remotely interesting.
We view adaptation as a continuum of action. The sense of many different adaptations is essential to our adaptation toolkit. No one solution--or framing--fits all contexts. Here are three animations that we use in our Adaptation Academy and with stakeholders to quickly capture a common starting point.