The new assessment report on climate change impacts and adaptation has been released by the Government of Canada and is available on Natural Resource Canada’s website. ESSA’s Senior Climate Change Specialist, Jimena Eyzaguirre, led Chapter 9: Adaptation: Linking Research and Practice

Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation

Provides an up-to-date picture of what climate change means for Canada in a range of sectors, including natural resources, food production, industry, biodiversity, health and infrastructure. It also includes an overview of Canada’s changing climate and an analysis of adaptation research and practice.  Led by Natural Resources Canada, the report development involved over 90 authors, 115 expert reviewers and synthesizes over 1500 recent publications.

The link below leads to the assessment, which is downloadable by chapter or full report:

http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/environment/resources/publications/impacts-adaptation/reports/assessments/2014/16309.