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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  • Guidance

    A Practitioner's Guide to Climate Change Adaptation in Ontario's Ecosystems (Opens in a new Window)

    This guide provides tools and techniques for vulnerability and risk assessments and how these vulnerabilities and risks can be integrated into decision-making and adaptation planning as it relates to ecosystems in Ontario.
    Organization:
    Government of Ontario, Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR)
    Sub-organization:
    Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    Guidance

    Building Sustainable and Resilient Communities with Asset Management: An Introduction for Municipal Leaders (Opens in a new Window)

    This introductory guide outlines how asset management can be beneficial for municipalities to overcome economic, social and environmental challenges. Part of the guide is dedicated to outlining sustainable and resilient communities and how this relates to climate change.
    Organization:
    Federation of Canadian Municipalities
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    Guidance

    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)
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    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
    Additional resources

    OCCIAR Publications (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage provides links to multiple publications on climate change based on sector. The publications range in content from general information on climate change impacts on a sector to guidelines on climate change adaptation in a sector.
    Organization:
    Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR)
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material


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