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Canada in a changing climate: sector perspectives on impacts and adaptation

  • Source(s): Canada - government
  • Publication date: 2014
  • ISBN/ISSN: 9781100241432
  • Author(s): Warren, F.J.; Lemmen, D.S.
  • Number of pages: 286 p.

This report focuses on new information and knowledge, assessing advances made in understanding climate change impacts and adaptation from a sectoral perspective, based primarily on literature published up to the end of 2012. It draws from the individual chapters of Canada's national-scale science assessment of climate change impacts and adaptation, which include an overview of Canada’s changing climate (Ch. 2), thematic chapters focused on sectors (Ch. 3 to 8) and the concluding chapter on adaptation research and practice (Ch. 9). The rest of the synthesis is structured around high-level conclusions, supported by examples and insights from an integrative analysis across the report themes1. Key findings include the following areas: natural resources, food production, industry, biodiversity and protected areas, human health, water and transpiration infrastructure.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Critical Infrastructure, Environment, Food Security & Agriculture, Health & Health Facilities, Risk Identification & Assessment, Water
  • Countries/Regions:Canada

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/38022

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