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

    Homeowners' Handbooks to Disaster-Resilient Homes (Opens in a new Window)

    These handbooks outline steps for homeowners to protect their homes from climate change related hazards. Each focuses on a specific hazard and includes worksheets for conducting simple, household-level hazard and vulnerability assessments.
    Organization:
    Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    Guidance

    How to Develop an Asset Management Policy, Strategy and Governance Framework: Set up a consistent approach to asset management in your municipality (Opens in a new Window)

    This guide outlines strategies for developing a municipal asset management program designed for use municipal staff and elected officials. The guide includes specific focus on climate change.
    Organization:
    Federation of Canadian Municipalities
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    Guidance

    Municipal Asset Management Program (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage provides links to available asset management training for Canadian Municipalities organized by region.
    Organization:
    Federation of Canadian Municipalities
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    Guidance

    Preparing for Climate Change: An Implementation Guide for Local Governments in British Columbia (Opens in a new Window)

    This guidebook identifies tools to help local governments build adaptive capacity and implement appropriate adaptation strategies. The focus is British Columbia but it may be applicable to other regions.
    Organization:
    West Coast Environmental Law, Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada, Government of British Columbia, Fraser Basin Council
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Adaptation planning
    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
    Guidance

    Urban Forest: A Climate Adaptation Guide (Opens in a new Window)

    This guide supports the assessment and use of urban forests to manage climate change impacts. The focus is British Columbia but it may be applicable to other regions.
    Organization:
    Government of British Columbia, Fraser Basin Council, Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada
    Sub-organization:
    BC Ministry of Community, Sport, and Development
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning


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