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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  • Case Study Report: Laval High School, Placentia (Opens in a new Window)

    This case study outlines the main steps and results of an infrastructure and climate change vulnerability assessment. The assessment focused on a school building in a small community in Newfoundland and Labrador.
    Organization:
    Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, AMEC Environment and Infrastructure
    Resource formats:
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    • Case study

    Case Study Report: Stormwater Management and Storm Sewer Design, Goulds (Opens in a new Window)

    This case study outlines the main steps and results of an infrastructure and climate change vulnerability assessment. The assessment focused on storm water infrastructure in a small community in Newfoundland and Labrador.
    Organization:
    Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, AMEC Environment and Infrastructure
    Resource formats:
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    • Case study

    Guidance on Good Practices in Climate Change Risk Assessment (Opens in a new Window)

    ICLEI Canada worked on a project for the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) to author a guidance document on Good Practices in Climate Change Risk Assessment. Climate change risk assessments can form the basis and inform strategies to build our resilience to climate change, and it is important for all orders of government to better understand how to best conduct these assessments. 
    Organization:
    Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material

    Municipal Climate Action Initiative Resource Package (Opens in a new Window)

    This resource aims to familiarize local government staff with projected climate changes in Nova Scotia (notably sea level rise) and provide context for regional adaptation principles. This package explores possible adaptation approaches and includes planning tools such as a cost benefit analysis template, project management template, and list of resources for funding.
    Organization:
    Federation of Canadian Municipalities
    Resource formats:
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material

    Talking it through: Guide for local government staff on climate adaptation (Opens in a new Window)

    A guide to help municipal staff talk to decision-makers and elected officials about adapting to the local impacts of climate change. It can help users to understand their community’s context, identify the most effective climate action allies, plan the content of climate change conversations, and navigate discussions on climate change adaptation with knowledge and skill.
    Organization:
    Federation of Canadian Municipalities
    Resource formats:
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material

    Webinar on Climate Tools (Opens in a new Window)

    This webinar is designed to help identify climate tools available to practitioners in British Columbia and how they can be used.
    Organization:
    Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, Government of British Columbia
    Resource formats:
    • Tool
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    • Training


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