Monthly Archives: September 2011

Peru Looks to Traditional Adaptation Practices to Cope with Climate Disruption

By Emily Kirkland*

This article was originally published on

In the absence of an international climate treaty to rapidly reduce global emissions, preparing for the impacts of climate change, from melting glaciers to longer droughts, is a crucial next step. Adapting to a warmer world will require the best in modern science and engineering. It will also require us to draw on traditional sources of knowledge from rural communities and Indigenous Peoples. Continue reading