We would like to thank @Home on the Coast ¬†for showcasing in their January-February edition¬†the joint statement signed in 2018 by the Canadian Institute of Planners, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, Canadian Water and Wastewater Association, Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, and ICLEI Canada pledging to actively promote integrated climate action or “low carbon resilience” (LCR) within their membership.

The LCR lens is meant to guide decision-making and best practices, save time and resources, increase returns on investment, and generate economic, environmental, social, and health co-benefits. Ensuring both adaptation and mitigation are coordinated and cross-evaluated can help to avoid risks and unintended consequences associated with advancing them separately. By signing the joint statement these professional associations acknowledge their role in advancing climate action in an efficient and effective way.

To read the full joint statement see here.