Climate Change Adaptation

Focus: Adaptation
Sector(s): Adaptation / Resilience / Disaster risk reduction

In 2012 Vancouver City Council adopted a comprehensive Climate Change Adaptation Strategy to ensure that Vancouver remains livable and resilient in the face of climate change. The landmark strategy recommends nine primary actions and over 50 supporting actions that the city can take to incorporate climate change adaptation measures into new projects and daily operations for all City business. These actions will guide how the municipality build and maintain city streets, sewers, infrastructure, parks and greenspaces to ensure that they are resilient to climate change.

Name of government: City of Vancouver
Country: Canada
Population: 603.502 (2011)
Area: 115 km2
Head of Government Mr. Gregor Robertson
Current term
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