This Guide is designed to assist elected officials and staff in planning to make their communities more resilient to the impacts of a changing climate.
Part 1 introduces climate change adaptation, including climate change impacts in BC, how local governments are affected and the adaptation planning process.
Part 2 offers practical examples of climate change adaptation strategies in the context of land use planning, emergency management planning, long-term financing and reporting, asset management, infrastructure, civic buildings policy, building regulation, watershed management, liquid waste management, air quality, biodiversity, conservation, community and economic development, legal liability and insurance.
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Case Studies and Plans
Here are recent case studies of climate change adaptation in BC communities. Search for more.
Tools and Toolkits
Check out these sample tools to help in climate change adaptation planning. Search for more.
Guides and Reports
Browse these recent guides and reports. Search for more.
Here are few of the organizations active in the climate change adaptation field. Search for more.
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