NASA states that even if we stopped producing all greenhouse gases today, we will still be affected by climate change for generations to come. They suggest a two-pronged approach to limiting the effects of climate change: Mitigation, meaning reducing climate change, which involves reducing the flow of heat-trapping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, and Adaptation; adapting to life in a changing climate, which involves adjusting to actual or expected future climate (climate.nasa.gov).
Book review of 'The Land Ethic' chapter in Aldo Leopold's book: A Sand County Almanac.
''That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics.'' - Aldo Leopold