Policy Analysis

ICTs, Adaptation to Climate Change, and Sustainable Development at the Edges

By Don MacLean on August 22, 2008
A new creative capacity, enabled by information and communication technologies, is one of the keys to adapting to the impacts of climate change, particularly in the most vulnerable regions of the world—areas that are geographically, economically or socially marginal, and therefore tend to lie at the edges of the world's mainstream concerns. In this commentary, IISD Associate Don MacLean explains why.