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We are proud to announce the launch of our first mobile app, Get Ready: The Game of Home Hazard Preparedness!
Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time. Communities across the country continue to experience the effects of a changing climate, from increased flooding to longer and more extreme heat waves to advancing invasive species and vector borne diseases.
The Adaptation Library (www.adaptationlibrary.com) has been expanded! Aside from a fresh faced design, the site now includes products from other leading institutions and countries around the world, with an added focus on forestry and energy specific adaptation resources.
Congratulations to the City of Thunder Bay for recently completing its Climate Adaptation Strategy! This achievement reflects the culmination of the significant amount of research, stakeholder consultation, risk and vulnerability assessments, climate change adaptation action identification and plan development that has taken place over the past several years.
Developed by the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working group, the Arctic Adaptation Exchange (AAE) facilitates knowledge exchange on climate change adaptation in the Arctic, and serves as a central information hub for communities, researchers and decision-makers in the public and private sectors.
Join ICLEI Canada as we showcase a new, exciting portal of adaptation options at both the World Water Congress 2015 (May 25-29) and the Resilient Cities Congress 2015 (June 8-10).
Congratulations to the district of Saanich on their enthusiastic effort to pursue a broad range of climate change adaptation practices and action plans, and for engaging the community at a local level through various programs and opportunities.