Today, I want to share some of my thoughts about our need to adapt to climate change.
Adapting is critical to our survival and provides the foundation for effective, long-term greenhouse gas reduction.
We know we must take action. Sitting on our hands, or worse, spending our time in fruitless arguments does nothing to solve our immediate problem.
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Joel is an engineer and risk management specialist with over forty years of professional practice. He is committed to helping his clients achieve climate resiliency and sustainability.