Such as by discontinuing the mass combustion of fossil fuels as quickly as possible, and obtaining energy from the better (and cheaper) sources ready to hand. One advantage of adapting on purpose and under control like that, gaining advantages and saving money and living better as we go, is that it would avoid some of the major disasters that would be nature's standard way of adaptation (too late to avoid all of them, but we should take what we can get). In Abrahamic terms: God helps those who help themselves, the world is good as created. In Confucian terms: do not do unto others what you would not have done unto yourself. In Taoist or Buddhist terms: That art thou, love and care for the world. In Hindu and animist terms: willful destruction accumulates bad karma, care for the world and it will care for you. In humanist terms: deliberate cruelty is insane, greed is self destructive. In everybody's terms: the world is not yours to ruin.