Resources – Risk Assessment
Preliminary Strategic Climate Risk Assessment for British Columbia
This risk assessment was created by ICF for the British Columbia (B.C.) Climate Action Secretariat, B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. It identifies key climate risks for the Province of B.C. and presents a framework used to select 15 climate risk events with scenarios, rating the likelihood of each event using risk scores.
Saskatchewan Flood and Natural Hazard Risk Assessment
This risk assessment was created by SRC for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations. It identifies key climate risks at the provincial level, including drought, severe weather, forest fires and floods. The report presents risk matrices used to prioritize risks and potential adaptation strategies.
Saskatchewan Flood and Natural Hazard Risk Assessment - Stakeholders Insights Report
This report outlines the engagement process used in the Saskatchewan Flood and Natural Hazard Risk Assessment. It presents the findings from six regional workshops hosted across the province that focused on natural hazard scenario planning.
ADAPTool (Adaptive Design and Assessment Policy Tool)
The ADAPTool was designed to evaluate a suite of public policies and programs for their ability to adapt to climate change, among other stressors. The user answers 15 questions through an online user interface and interactive workbook. The ADAPTool was developed by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
7 Steps to Assess Climate Change Vulnerability in Your Community
This workbook helps communities plan for climate change, with seven steps to assess vulnerability in the following areas: flooding, coastal vulnerability, slope movement, drinking water supply, winter and wildfire. This workbook is complemented by the Managing Municipal Infrastructure in a Changing Climate Workbook.
Infrastructure Climate Risk Protocol (PIEVC)
This protocol guides infrastructure designers, owners and/or operators through a process of assessing climate change impacts on all or part of an infrastructure system, toward incorporating adaptation in design, management and decommissioning. Created by PIEVC, the protocol is available free of charge by entering into a licensing agreement with Engineers Canada. This enables usage tracking and feedback on use.
Adapting to Climate Change: A Risk Based Guide for Local Governements
This national guide, produced for the Public infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC), provides a process to help users identify, analyze and communicate risks posed by climate change. It follows a standard risk management approach and uses Canadian terminology. The guide provides a methodology and helpful hints on the risk assessment process.