The media often concentrates on how we can reduce our carbon emissions and limit the extent of climate change. This is mitigation. However, adaptation is more focused on how we need to change our lives and environment to accommodate anticipated change.
This article by Creative Carbon Scotland helps define and explain the two concepts, and gives examples of what is already happening in the cultural sector.
Read Creative Carbon Scotland's article on Adaptation and the Cultural Sector
“Climate change is happening, and individuals, organisations, businesses and governments will have to change how they operate, as our physical environment changes around us. We call this ‘adaptation’. Here we explain what adaptation is, and what is already taking place in the cultural sector.”