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Environmental Planning

 Outlines several policy and economic approaches for mitigating negative effects on climate change. The material also offers several approaches for climate change planning and offers a comprehensive guide for kids pertaining to environmental planning

Community Energy Planning - Critical Action for Success 

Article that discusses Community Energy Plans and climate change. The material also offers several approaches for climate change planning and a comprehensive guide for kids on environmental planning. 

Adapting to Climaye Change in Costal Areas - Six Steps 

An approach to mitigating the impact of climate change for planners and development authorities in coastal areas. 

Sustainability Reporting Guidelines 

The goal of sustainable development is to “meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” As key forces in society, organizations of all kinds have an important role to play in achieving this goal.

Local Climate Change Visioning - A New Process for Community Planning and Outreach 

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have been working with climate scientists, planners, and stakeholders in the Metro Vancouver area to develop a new process for outreach and planning that bridges the gap between global climate science and local action. This article describes the visioning process and ongoing research to evaluate its effectiveness in building capacity and decision support. 

Exploring Options for Farmers, Rural Landowners, and Rural Communities

Renewable energy is poised to become one of the key topics for rural communities in Canada. Increasing numbers of communities, local cooperatives, and individuals are getting involved in renewable energy development, driven by a host of potential benefits. 

Kids Guide

This manual is designed to provide planners and educators with ideas, exercises, and materials to use with children of youth in a variety of settings. It is particularly useful for school settings as the topics fit easily into a number of areas of existing curriculum in subjects such as social studies, language arts, science, and mathematics. 

Preparing for Climate Change Impacts in local, regional and state governments

Global climate change is expected to have increased impacts on the built, natural and human systems of our world, and locla and regional governments are on the front lones of those impacts. Now, public decision makers have a tool to support them in reducing the present and future harms of these impacts. 

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