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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  • Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure: an assessment of the impact of climate change on climatic design data in Canada (Opens in a new Window)

    The report provides an assessment of how climatic design data relevant to users of the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC 2015, Table C-2) and the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code (CHBDC/CSA S6 2014, Annex A3.1) might change as the climate continues to warm.
    Government of Canada: Environment and Climate Change Canada, Pacific Climate Impact Consortium, National Research Council
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Adaptation planning

    Guide on Climate Change Adaptation for the Mining Sector (Opens in a new Window)

    Climate change is already affecting the mining industry and projected changes to key climate variables such as temperature and rainfall have the potential to impact all aspects of the mining sector in the future. This document provides guidance on climate change adaptation for the mining sector.
    The Mining Association of Canada
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning

    Retooling for Climate Change (Opens in a new Window)

    The ReTooling for Climate Change website of the Fraser Basin Council supports local governments and First Nations in BC in preparing for climate change adaptation. Information is available on climate change generally, impacts in BC and Canada, and community adaptation. Specific topics and sectors include water management, coastal management, hazard management, infrastructure, agriculture, environmentally sensitive areas, forests and forestry, and mining.
    Fraser Basin Council
    Resource formats:
    • Tool
    • Adaptation planning

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