The Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience released on June 26th the report titled Measuring Progress on Adaptation and Climate Resilience: Recommendations to the Government of Canada. The Executive Director of ACT, Deborah Harford is a member of the Expert Panel and we would like to draw your attention to the conclusions.

This report is a product of the Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results, comprised of members from Indigenous organizations and governments, academia, the private sector, government, non-governmental organizations, and youth organizations. the Expert Panel was established to provide advice to the Government of Canada on measuring progress on adaptation and climate resilience.

Over an 8 month process of discussion and deliberation the Expert Panel developed 54 indicators across 5 chapters:

  1. Protecting and Improving Human Health and Well-Being
  2. Supporting Particularly Vulnerable Regions
  3. Reducing Climate-Related Hazards and Disaster Risks
  4. Building Climate Resilience through Infrastructure
  5. Translating Scientific Information and Indigenous Knowledge into Action

See the full report here.