Climate change has become the single largest
challenge mankind has ever faced, its effects so far reaching that our
existence as we know it may be under threat in the long term and in the
short term our way of life will have to change rapidly to exist in our
While there remains a fast diminishing group of
denialists the collaborative work of over 6000 scientists was
summarized in the 2007 IPCC climate change report and it unequivocally
states that the
worlds climate is changing due to human activity.
Most organizations, companies etc. have at best a
incomplete understanding of climate change and its likely impacts upon
their operations. The reality of the situation is that climate change
will have a real and profound impact upon every persons existence on
earth within a few years, if the impacts are not quantified early and
planned for the impacts will be far more significant.
OSIS is developing a Climate and Climate change
support base for organizations NGO's and individuals to mitigate the
effects of climate change. The process follows in depth consultation
with key individuals/groups within an organization to ascertain
the vulnerability of the organization to the effects of climate change.
Once the vulnerabilities are established OSIS will consult further to
assist the client to develop mitigationary strategies to minimize the
and long term effects of Climate change.