Top academic backs adaptation response to climate change

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5 Sep 2006

Frances Cairncross, the president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, has said that there should be more of an emphasis on adaptation in tackling climate change. An article on the BBC website says she believes the Kyoto protocol will not work. Instead “She will urge countries to consider measures such as developing new crops, constructing flood defences, and banning building close to sea level.”