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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  • Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions Association (Opens in a new Window)

    The Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions (ACASA) Project is a partnership among the provincial governments of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, and regional stakeholders including nonprofits, tribal governments, and industry. ACASA applied for and received a grant from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) as part of the Regional Adaptation Collaborative (RAC) Program to build a collaborative effort to address regional climate change impacts. This site primarily provides access to ACASA's projects, publications, and other research outputs that help Atlantic Canadians better prepare for, and adapt to, climate change.
    Organization:
    Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions Association
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Tool
    • Adaptation planning

    BC Climate Action Toolkit (Opens in a new Window)

    The BC Climate Action Toolkit is a hub for climate knowledge sharing and collaboration. It provides the latest news, best practices, advice, information, and strategic guidance to help BC local governments successfully reduce greenhouse gas emissions and, at the same time, strengthen their communities against climate impacts.
    Organization:
    Green Communities Committee (GCC), Fraser Basin Council
    Resource formats:
    • Tool
    • Adaptation planning
    • Training

    Canada’s Changing Climate Report (Opens in a new Window)

    This report is about how and why Canada’s climate has changed and what changes are projected for the future. It is the first report to be released as part of Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action. Released in 2019.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource formats:
    • Scientific synthesis
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material

    Canadian Communities Guidebook for Adaptation to Climate Change (Opens in a new Window)

    This guidebook provides a decision-making process for climate change adaptation at the community level that combines sustainable development, adaptation and mitigation. It includes case studies, examples of adaptation actions and an appendix of analytical methods.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Environment and Climate Change Canada, University of British Columbia
    Resource formats:
    • Adaptation planning

    Climate Change Adaptation Pathways Framework: Supporting Sustainable Local Food in B.C. (Opens in a new Window)

    This guide was developed to help policy makers, communities and agricultural producers to develop shared climate preparedness goals and objectives with a focus on sustainable local food. This document provides background on climate change adaptation in B.C. communities and agriculture where the Adaptation Pathways approach can address key areas of decision-making; sets out the framework to develop an adaptation pathway process that considers agriculture in community planning; and finishes by discussing existing resources to guide the climate preparedness process.
    Organization:
    Government of British Columbia
    Resource formats:
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material

    Climate Change Adaptation Planning with the Georgina Island First Nation (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage contains multiple publications on the process used by Georgina Island First Nation to create an adaptation plan. The guide includes sections on the use of traditional knowledge and western science, respectively.
    Organization:
    Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR)
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning


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