AdaptAbility° (adapt-ability.net) is the international community of practice for sustainability, risk and disaster professionals working on or specifically interested in adaptation to climate change impacts as a complementary strategy to global warming mitigation efforts. AdaptAbility members fully accept the reality and urgency of climate change. Members are government, business, research, nonprofit and development leaders & experts from MENA, BRICS, Europe, Africa, Asia and The Americas. Sub-themes addressed include, but are not limited to, land use planning, infrastructure redesign, and disaster prevention. This group takes a pragmatic approach and is not intended to defend any particular political, ideological, disciplinary or sector-specific world view concerning climate change or adaptation.