Practical Adaptation Measures for Alberta Municipalities

05/03/2015

Leduc, Alberta

The full-day workshop featured presentations from leading organizations addressing climate change adaptation, including the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative (PARC), Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR), City of Leduc, Urban Systems Engineering, Miistakis Institute, and Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC).

The objectives of this workshop were to provide information on:

  • how adaptation can be applied in infrastructure planning and management;
  • case studies of jurisdictions that have successfully implemented resiliency projects; and
  • resources and strategies to take meaningful action on adaptation.

Workshop Report

2015
Practical Adaptation Measures for Alberta Municipalities

Presentations

2015
David Sauchyn, Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative - Climate Change Risks and Impact Projections throughout Canada
2015
Suzan Lapp, Urban Systems - Engineering Adaptation: Assessing and Addressing Climate Risks to Infrastructure
2015
Dan Sandink, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction - Resiliency in Action: Practical Approaches for Extreme Rain and Wildland Fire
2015
Mayor Greg Krischke and Kerra Chomlak, City of Leduc Building - Political Will to Take Action: Leduc's Weather and Climate Readiness Plan
2015
Guy Greenaway, Miistakis Institute - Adapt-action: Helping Alberta Municipalities Become More Resilient to Climate Change
2015
Devin Causley, Federation of Canadian Municipalities - Municipalities Adapting to Climate Change: Practical Resources to Kickstart Action