Tag: climate adaption

Reports on Climate Impacts Call for Courageous Financial Interventions to Bolster Resiliency

Reports on Climate Impacts Call for Courageous Financial Interventions to Bolster Resiliency

Recent reports on climate impacts and adaptation provide further justification for bold actions now to move Canada to a low-carbon and resilient economy. It’s clear in the reports, there is opportunity for forward-thinking businesses who plan for the impacts and leverage the opportunities in the short-term. Longer term projections are uncertain, but they point to […]

Canada is Warming at Twice the Global Average, Demonstrates Urgent Need for Adaptation and Deep Decarbonization

Canada is Warming at Twice the Global Average, Demonstrates Urgent Need for Adaptation and Deep Decarbonization

Canada’s climate is warming at nearly twice the global average rate and Northern Canada is warming even faster, according to the federal government’s sobering national assessment on the impacts of climate change in Canada. Canada’s Changing Climate Report is yet another warning to governments and businesses that we must urgently adapt to the changing climate to […]

Federal Expert Panel on Climate Change Proposes 54 Indicators to Measure Adaptation and Resilience

Federal Expert Panel on Climate Change Proposes 54 Indicators to Measure Adaptation and Resilience

Preparing for the impacts of a changing climate requires coordinated efforts across sectors. Many in government, business, academia and civil society have worked to build resilience in our communities and economy. But to what extent has collective action and investments actually built adaptive capacity? How ready is Canada for a climate-adjusted future? In August 2017, […]