anticipatory adaptation

anticipatory adaptation

[antis′əpətôr′ē]
Etymology: L, anticipare, to receive before
the act of adapting to a potentially distressing situation before actually confronting the problem. An example is when a person tries to relax before learning the results of a medical examination.
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We now need to put more emphasis on anticipatory adaptation measures specially 'no regret' adaptation strategies that will allow attainment of sustainable development goals even if there is no climatic change or its magnitude is different from current projections," he added.
Obviously, there is a need to build anticipatory adaptation and organizational resilience to these relatively unforeseen and unexpected EWE impacts on CI.
Finally, critical agencies should be encouraged or directed to use these revised probability estimates in their risk assessments and investment planning as an important step toward anticipatory adaptation to climate change.