Publications

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Op-ed: LCR is Canada’s safe green path

Op-ed: LCR is Canada’s safe green path

  “It’s time to evolve our energy narrative to include low carbon resilience, for the benefit of our economy, communities, ecosystems, and grandchildren.”   Low carbon resilience received the spotlight this week in an op-ed piece written by ACT’s Deborah Harford, which was featured in The Hill Times. The article, titled Low carbon resilience is Canada’s […]

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Accounting for Natural Assets Report

Accounting for Natural Assets Report

Accounting for Natural Assets Report: a Low Carbon Resilience Approach Natural assets are increasingly important under future climate changes. Accounting for them is considered to be a primary low carbon resilience (LCR) approach that can help communities reduce vulnerability to current and projected climate impacts and emissions over time. In our newly released Accounting for Natural […]

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Low Carbon Resilience Interventions: Case Study Report

Low Carbon Resilience Interventions: Case Study Report

  October 27 marks the release of ACT’s latest report: Low Carbon Resilience Interventions: Case Studies at the Building, Neighbourhood, and Community Levels. A compilation of comprehensive LCR interventions and associated case studies, this report gives readers a robust understanding of practical LCR application in communities. While mitigation and adaptation have often been planned separately, […]

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Paying for Urban Infrastructure Adaptation in Canada

Paying for Urban Infrastructure Adaptation in Canada

ACT has released an updated report: Paying for Urban Infrastructure in Canada: An Analysis of Current and Emerging Economic Instruments for Local Governments.  This report updates and supplements ACT’s 2015 report Paying for Urban Infrastructure Adaptation in Canada: An Analysis of Existing and Potential Economic Instruments for Local Governments. While governments of all levels have made […]

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Report: Biodiversity-Led Green Infrastructure in a Changing Climate

Report: Biodiversity-Led Green Infrastructure in a Changing Climate

The final background report in a series based on adaptation and biodiversity led green infrastructure is the culmination of the second phase of ACT’s work studying the potential for green infrastructure approaches as nature-based solutions to climate change. The second phase included facilitating a workshop and a focus group that engaged with a diverse range of […]