Adapting to the unadaptable?
The second of the four COP26 goals was to 'adapt to protect communities and natural habitats'. The goal identified two particular tasks: (i) protect and restore ecosystems, and (ii) build defences, warning systems and resilient infrastructure and agriculture to avoid loss of homes, livelihoods and lives. In an article for the Energy & Environment Hub, Gethin Thomas analyses how the UK domestic legal framework addresses the mammoth task of adaptation to the impacts of climate change, and considers how COP26 ultimately sought to achieve its adaptation goal.
Gethin Thomas's full post can be viewed on our Energy & Environment Blog HERE.