Pop Quiz: Mitigation or Adaptation
This is more up Dr. Pielke Jr’s alley, nevertheless…
Climate change mitigation is action to decrease the intensity of radiative forcing in order to reduce the potential effects of global warming.
Adaptation is the evolutionary process whereby a population becomes better suited to its habitat.
Moscow, [Mr Seltsovsky] said, had 1,500 places in its morgues and 1,300 of these were currently occupied.
1. Mr Seltsovksy could be illustrating an example of …
2. Which of the following is likely to be the cheapest response to extreme heat events?
a. Develop and manage an international system to reduce GHG emissions
b. Create, equip, and sustain regional wildfire response teams
c. Create, equip, and sustain emergency civilian shelters
d. Build more morgues.
Disclaimer: no one specific weather event can be cited as an example of climate change. The above quote is intended to be representational, not a claim of attribution. This post should be read as: Dark Humor