Library of climate resources

This is a collection of links to climate datasets, tools, guidance and related resources. The sources include the federal government, provincial and territorial governments, national professional organizations, climate consortia and established international organizations. It can be useful for impact, vulnerability and risk assessments, and for adaptation planning.

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Explanation of the different resource types
  • data product - downloadable climate dataset
  • tool - builds on a dataset with further analyses and/or visualization
  • guidance - provides direction on the use of climate information or on conducting climate-related assessments
  • codes and standards - guidance and best practice documents for climate resilient design
  • additional resources include educational and awareness-raising material, impact assessments and scientific syntheses

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  • Assembly of First Nations National Climate Gathering Report: Driving Change, Leading Solutions (2020) (Opens in a new Window)

    In 2020, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) held its first National Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, Yukon, on the traditional territory of the Ta’an Kwächän and the Kwanlin Dün. More than 300 First Nations experts, leaders, youth, women, knowledge keepers, and professionals gathered to discuss root causes, acceleration of existing challenges, and solutions to the climate crisis. This report reflects on the presentations, discussions, experiences and knowledge shared at the Climate Gathering.
    Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
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    • Adaptation planning

    Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Creation of a Local Early Action Plan: A Guide for Facilitating a Co-Created Adaptation Planning Process in Indigenous Communities (Opens in a new Window)

    This guide aims to guide practitioners working in, and, with Indigenous communities in creating robust, community lead adaptation plans that are founded in Traditional Knowledge and Western science. Through five phases of adaptation planning, users will develop a Local Early Action Plan including strategies and actions to cope with identified community priorities. Activities included in this resource intend to boost community collaboration and involvement.
    The Rockies Institute, All One Sky
    Resource formats:
    • Adaptation planning

    National Inuit Climate Change Strategy (2019) (Opens in a new Window)

    This climate strategy advances Inuit-determined actions to strengthen the sustainability and resilience of Inuit communities in the face of a rapidly changing climate and landscape, including core actions to protect Inuit culture, language and way of life. The inter-connected strategy focusses on five priority areas: knowledge and capacity-building; health, well-being and the environment; food systems; infrastructure; and, energy. The strategy provides guidance to existing and future partners, including governments and organizations, on how to work with Inuit communities to achieve their climate priorities. The strategy is available in Inuktitut Syllabics, Inuktitut Qaliujaaqpait, French, and English (see the bottom of the website).
    Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
    Resource formats:
    • Adaptation planning

    Regional Perspectives Report (2022) (Opens in a new Window)

    This report, led by Natural Resources Canada, provides regional perspectives on how climate change is impacting Canadian communities, environment and economy, and how they are adapting. Six regional chapters (Atlantic Provinces, Quebec, Ontario, Prairie Provinces, British Columbia, Northern) were released on a rolling basis between 2020–2022.
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning

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