Deborah Harford

ACT researches top-of-mind climate change issues that bring leading experts from around the world together with industry, community and government decision-makers to explore the risks and generate recommendations for sustainable adaptation.

ACT studies nine key climate change-related areas (Biodiversity, Extreme Weather, Food Supply, Health Risks, Low Carbon Economy, New Technologies, Population Displacement, Sea Level, and Water Security). It researches and publishes sustainable adaptation policy and resources designed to protect Canadian environmental, economic and social well being.

Website: http://act-adapt.org

Twitter: @ACTadaptation

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Crops and Food Supply: Briefing Paper for Decision Makers

Introduction

Over the past several decades, Canadian agriculture has demonstrated a remarkable capacity to improve productivity under wide ranging and seasonally fluctuating growing...

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Climate Change Adaptation and Extreme Weather: Summary Recommendations

Introduction

Extreme weather events such as severe thunderstorms, ice storms, blizzards, windstorms, tornadoes and hail are part of life in Canada, but these hazards are becoming...

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ACT Water Security Report

Introduction

As climate change progresses, the hydrologic cycle will be significantly affected by regional shifts in temperature, precipitation and extreme weather events; indeed, impacts...

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ACT Energy Reports

Introduction

This report, which forms the background to the accompanying ACT “Climate Change Adaptation and the Low Carbon Economy in BC Summary Recommendations” report, is intended to...

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ACT Extreme Weather Reports

Introduction

In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history.1...

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ACT Biodiversity Reports

Introduction

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirms that “most of the observed increase in global average temperatures since the mid-20th century is very likely due...

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