Spotlight: GAIN — A Catalyst for Adaptation Action

Dr. Kathy Freas, Vice President, Global Water Business Group at CH2M Hill, has grappled with the issues of a changing climate throughout her career. After decades of failure by leaders around the world to address the consequences of a changing planet, she welcomes the actions made by businesses and organizations such as GAIN to strengthen the resilience of local communities.

I am very encouraged by the convergence in the perspectives beginning to take shape around adaptation. Going forward, I think three things are important to keep in mind: