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
  • additional resources include educational and awareness-raising material, impact assessments and scientific syntheses

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  • Tool Guidance Additional resources

    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
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Tool
    • Adaptation planning
    • Training
    Guidance Additional resources

    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
    Sub-organization:
    Ministry of Agriculture
    Resource formats:
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    Guidance Additional resources

    Climate Change Vulnerability of BC’s Fish and Wildlife: First Approximation (Opens in a new Window)

    This report outlines a framework to assess climate change vulnerability for BC’s fish and wildlife species and ecosystems, and uses the framework to assess vulnerability for selected species. An accompanying database includes detailed ratings and rationales. The report also identifies high-level adaptation strategies to reduce risks associated with climate change.
    Organization:
    Government of British Columbia
    Sub-organization:
    Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Forest Analysis and Inventory
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    Guidance Additional resources

    Federal Flood Mapping Guidelines Series (Opens in a new Window)

    These are a series of evergreen guidelines that will help advance flood mapping activities across Canada. The publication of these documents will contribute to better addressing overland flooding – Canada's costliest hazard – by strengthening flood mapping across the country.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Public Safety Canada
    Resource formats:
    Data product Tool Guidance Additional resources

    Forest Change Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Opens in a new Window)

    Forest change frequently asked questions about climate change uncertainty, climate modelling, adaptation options, mapping the occurrence of Canada's forest pathogens, and Canada-wide maps of forest properties
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Data files
    • Interactive
    • Mapped
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    Tool Guidance Additional resources

    Resources (Opens in a new Window)

    ICLEI develops tools and resources that are uniquely tailored to urban sustainability professionals. From national and international GHG protocols to case studies highlighting community innovation, local government staff and elected officials working with ICLEI enter a gateway to innovative solutions.
    Organization:
    ICLEI Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Interactive
    • Tool
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    • Case study


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