‘Adaptation pathways’ represent a way of thinking that can help you make decisions today but not cut off your options for the future. They are especially useful when the future contains changes that are large, long-term and uncertain. This website is a place to connect people using and developing these ideas.
Adaptation pathways thinking is being developed in many places, mostly in relation to responding to climate change. However, it is relevant to any management decisions made today that need to account for long-term change.
The idea of ‘Applied Adaptation Pathways’ is one way of applying this thinking in practice. You can download a recent guidebook for Applied Adaptation Pathways here: