Adaptation: The adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities.
26 Aug 2015, Conversation Media Group, the
More than 1.8 million people across Papua New Guinea are currently affected by the extended drought and frosts of 2015, which the prime minister’s update said have been 'made worse due to the effects of climate change.' Of those, 1.3 million people have been classified as being at the highest risk from drought. If the same proportion of PNG are affected this year as in the 1997 drought and frost, then about 2.5 million people could suffer severe food shortage, reports Mike Bourke for The Conversation...
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