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Adapting to climate change [electronic resource] : an introduction for Canadian municipalities / [principal author: Gregory R. A. Richardson].

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  • ISBN: 9781100172385
  • ISBN: 9781100172392
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (ii, 42 p.) : ill., maps, digital file.
  • Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : Natural Resources Canada, 2010.

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General Note: "This book is an update and expansion of the document published in 2006 by the Canadian Climate Impacts and Adaptation Research Network (Mehdi, 2006) under the same title"--Pref.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: An introduction to climate change adaptation -- Climate change adaptation and municipal decision making -- Case studies : integrating climate change considerations into municipal decision making: Clyde River's community climate change adaptation plan ; City of Kamloops' wildlife protection program ; Metro Vancouver's stormwater management program ; Edmonton's urban forest management program ; Regina's water conservation program ; London, Ontario's climate change adaptation strategy ; Toronto's heat health alert system ; Quebec City's environment services adaptation plan ; Le Goulet's climate change adaptation plan ; Planning for sea-level rise in Halifax Harbour ; Preparing for storm surges in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia -- Moving forward with planned adaptation.
Type of Computer File or Data Note: Electronic monograph in PDF format.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available in print.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Language Note: Issued also in French under title: S'adapter aux changements climatiques : une introduction à l'intention des municipalités canadiennes.
Subject: Climatic changes > Government policy > Canada.
Climatic changes > Economic aspects > Canada.
Climatic changes > Environmental aspects > Canada.
Climate change mitigation > Canada.

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