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Climate change adaptation: a priorities plan for Canada


This document is the final report of the of the Climate Change Adaptation Project (CCAP), which was designed to identify and operationalize practical, meaningful and cost-effective adaptation solutions to the most challenging impacts of climate change facing Canada. It outlines a "Priorities Plan for Canada" based on the CCAP’s work to date.

The document identifies eight priority areas (city infrastructure, biodiversity, freshwater resources, aboriginal communities, agriculture, insurance and building codes adaptation for climate change, insurance and tools for the promotion of adaptation by existing homeowners, and aligning the price of insurance with the risk of damage) which are explained by subject matter experts and lead to recommend actions.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Economics of DRR, Environment, Governance, Indigenous Knowledge, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Risk Identification & Assessment, Structural Safety, Urban Risk & Planning, Water
  • Countries/Regions:Canada

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27196

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