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Low Carbon Resilience: Best Practices For Professionals

This project focused on the key role professionals play as change agents in climate action, and what is needed for all sectors to advance uptake of low carbon reslience based practices. 

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Measuring progress on adaptation and climate resilience in Canada

The Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience was asked to recommend a suite of indicators to measure progress on adaptation and climate resilience in Canada. 

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Climate Change Adaptation Governance in British Columbia

This article details key messages and recommendations from an ACT, SFU and Western University co-hosted workshop on climate change adaptation and governance in the context of British Columbia.

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Science and Technology for Understanding Risk

STUR is an open network that brings together Canadian stakeholders who seek to apply evidence based tools and methods to assess natural hazard risk and explore mitigation strategies.

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Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of EbA Measures

This sourcebook assists in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts EbA valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making.

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Canada's Adaptation Platform: Projects and Results

This report summarises case studies across 11 sectors of industry and adaptation themes from Canada's Adaptation Platform.

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Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

This research project outlines the benefits, challenges, and successes associated with transboundary ecosystem management in Still Creek, a riparian ecosystem located in Metro Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Electricity and information and communication technology infrastructure

This policy brief looks at measures related to electricity and ICT infrastructure that cities can use to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: The built environment

This policy brief looks at ways cities can build resilience in the built environment through climate-robust design options.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Disaster preparedness and emergency management

This policy brief looks at disaster preparedness and emergency management measures that cities can use to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Transformational adaptation

This policy brief looks at how cities can approach transformational adaptation through the implementation of fundamentally different approaches to preparing for, and responding to, climate risks.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Transportation infrastructure

This policy brief looks at measures that cities can take to improve their transportation infrastructure in order to build resilience to climate change impacts.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Water supply and sanitation systems

This policy brief looks at measures that cities can take to improve water supply and sanitation systems in order to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Economics and finance

This policy brief looks at economic and financial measures that cities can use to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Prairie Climate Centre

The Prairie Climate Centre is a collaboration of the University of Winnipeg and the Internati

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Agriculture and food security

This policy brief looks at measures related to agriculture and food security that cities can adopt in their municipal adaptation plans to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Urban ecosystems

This policy brief looks at how cities can approach urban ecosystems in their municipal adaptation plans to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Ouranos

Ouranos is a Canadian non-profit organization that engages in focused, applied science in support of sound decisions related to climate change and its impacts.

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Environment and Climate Change Canada

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) aims to protect the environment, conserve Canada's natural heritage, and provide weather and meteorological information to keep Canadians informed and s

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Canada's Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate

Canada's Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate assesses climate change sensitivity, risks and adaptation along Canada's marine coasts.

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Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation

This science assessment synthesizes over 1500 publications to provide an up-to-date picture of climate change impacts and adaptation across key Canadian sectors. 

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From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate

From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2008 reflects the advances made in understanding Canada’s vulnerability to climate change during the past decade.

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Crescent Beach Community Meeting Series: Summary Report on Coastal Flooding and Climate Change

Crescent Beach Community Addresses Coastal Flooding

This report documents the outcomes of a series of meetings with the Crescent Beach community of British Columbia in the summer of 2016 to discuss reponses to sea level rise.

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Professionals' Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

This report summarizes key examples of climate change challenges and solutions for selected professions synthesized from discussions conducted with professionals from various sectors.

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