Resources: Reports & Papers

Adapting agriculture to climate change (PDF)
By Dr. S. Mark Howden, Jean-Francois Soussana, Francesco N. Tubiello, Netra Chhetri

Adapting to Climate Change: Analysing the Role of Government (PDF)
By Federica Cimato & Michael Mullan

Canadian Communities’ Guidebook for Adaptation to Climate Change. Includes an approach to generate mitigation co-benefits (PDF)
By Livia Bizikova, Tina Neale, and Ian Burton

Climate Change Adaptation Resource Kit: Columbia Basin Trust’s Communities Adapting to Climate Change Initiative in the Columbia Basin, 2008-2009

Climate Change: BC’s Progress Toward A Low-Carbon Economy (PDF)
By Dr. Nancy Olewiler

Climate Change Adaptation: The Pivotal Role of Water (PDF)
UN Water

Climate Change and Canadian Public Policy: Adaptation and Action (PDF)
The Institute of Public Administration of Canada

Climate Extremes and Crop Adaptation: Summary Statement from a Meeting at the Program on Food Security and Environment, June 2009 (PDF)
By Lobel, et al.

The Copenhagen Diagnosis (PDF)
By I. Allison, et al.

Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming. Conference presentations and papers available online

In Search for Shelter: Mapping the Effects of Climate Change on Human Migration and Displacement (PDF)
CARE International, 2009

Technologies for Adaptation to Climate Change (PDF)
Issued by the Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) Bonn, Germany

From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2007

Reading The Wind: An Annotated Climate Change Bibliography (PDF)
By R.W. Sandford

A New Climate for Conservation: Nature, Carbon and Climate Change in British Columbia (PDF)
By Dr. Jim Pojar

Participatory Integrated Assessment of Water Management and Climate Change in the Okanagan Basin, British Columbia (PDF)
By Dr. Stewart Cohen and Tina Neale

Population Dynamics and Climate Change (PDF)
By Guzman et al.

Preparing for Climate Change: A Guide for Local, Regional, and State Governments (PDF)
By Centre for Science in the Earth System (The Climate Impacts Group)
Joint Institue for the Study of Atmosphere and Ocean
University of Washington

Prioritizing Climate Change: Risks and Actions on Adaptation. A Review of Selected Institutions, Tools, and Approaches (PDF)
By Mark Brooks, Frédéric Gagnon-Lebrun, Hélène Harvey, and Claude Sauvé

Re-Inventing Rainwater Management (PDF)
Veins of Life Watershed Society
United States Global Change Research Program

The Security of Canada and Canadians: Implications of Climate Change, A Knowledge Synthesis Research Project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
Principal Investigator and Author, G.A. McBean, CM, O.Ont., PhD, FRSC

Urban Risk Reduction as Catalyst for Sustainable Cities: Abstract (PDF)
by Dr. Wynn Chi-Nguyen CAM

Urban Risk Reduction Projects as Catalyst for Sustainable Urban Development: Presentation for Second International Conference on Cities at Risk: Taipei, 11-13 April 2011 (PDF)
by Dr. Wynn Chi-Nguyen CAM

Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States Report

Using adaptive governance to rethink the way science supports Australian drought policy (PDF)
By Rohan Nelson, Mark Howden, and Mark Stafford Smith

The vulnerability of Australian rural communities to climate variability and change: Part II—Integrating impacts with adaptive capacity (PDF)
By Nelson et al.