A stitch in time saves nine; the cost of climate change adaptation

Imagine eating in an expensive restaurant. The food and wine is very good and you and your party have eaten and drunk far more than you need, and in some cases far more than you enjoyed. You are sipping your final drinks but the waiter is about to present the bill. You were not careful about what you consumed and imagined that you could afford to pay it. The bill comes, and it is far more money than you imagined. It is even more money than you have.

That is the position of the world today with climate change; Continue reading