Global Commission on Adaptation
Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience
Global Commission on Adaptation, 2019
Climate change demands a global revolution, says a report backed by powerful international agencies.
As calls for immediate action on climate change grow louder, the Global Commission on Adaptation has launched a series of summits connecting government, scientific and business leaders. The Commission, led by Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank, and Bill Gates, suggests adaptation methods to protect food and water supplies, infrastructure, and ecosystems. This sobering report will reassure people that, if leaders take decisive actions, the situation can be changed. If they do not, the world may quickly deteriorate.
About the Author
The Global Commission on Adaptation is led by Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Bill Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Kristalina Georgieva, CEO, World Bank. It is guided by 34 Commissioners, consisting of leaders from political, business, multilateral, and scientific worlds.
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