Climate Change Information Portal

The climate change adaptation tools and resources listed in this portal aim to support professionals of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia incorporating a consideration of climate change into their practice. This portal is complementary to the association’s Professional Practice Guidelines - Developing Climate Change-Resilient Designs for Highway Infrastructure in British Columbia (Interim) which are available on the Professional Practice Guidelines page, as well as the Joint Engineers and Geoscientists BC/Architectural Institute of British Columbia Professional Practice Guidelines - Whole Building Energy Modelling Services, which will soon be available on the guidelines page.

As more fully set out in the Terms & Conditions of the Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia website, any links provided to other websites are provided solely as a convenience to you. We assume no responsibility or liability for any linked websites, their contents or their use. The inclusion below of any link to another site does not imply endorsement by Engineers and Geoscientists BC.

The below external and third party resources are not maintained by Engineers and Geoscientists BC and these links may not represent the most current information available at any given point in time. To ensure that the most up to date information available is obtained, individuals should consult with the respective providers of these linked resources. A professional engineer or geoscientist must always exercise their own professional judgment when providing professional services and has a responsibility to be aware of and, at minimum, follow all codes, standards, regulations and other requirements applicable to the work they do.

Design Flood Hydrology

Resources that support an assessment of climate change impacts on regional-level flood hydrology, for professionals engaged in hydrology, and design decision making.

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Introduction to Climate Change and Climate Change Adaptation

The science of climate change, climate change impacts in BC, and climate change adaptation.

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Climate Change Adaptation Collaboration Networks

Networks of professionals who collaborate on climate change adaptation information in order to learn more about climate change adaptation projects in BC and other parts of Canada.

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Climate Change Adaptation Guidelines

Provincial and national guidance that addresses climate change adaptation.

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Compilations of Climate Change Information

Compilations of tools and resources related to climate change at the community, regional, national, and international scale.

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Adaptation Case Studies

Examples of climate change adaptation from practicing professionals.

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Historic Climate Data

Resources which highlight sources of historic climate data that can be used to establish baseline climate conditions for climate vulnerability risk assessments.

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Projected Climate Data

Sources of projected climate data to consider future climate change vulnerability risk assessments.

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Vulnerability Risk Assessment

Resources to support a vulnerability risk assessment and tools which provide a structured approach for the assessment.

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Adaptation Decision-Making

Tools and resources which explain how to incorporate climate change adaptation into decision-making processes.

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Resources for Buildings Sector

Resources relating to building energy efficiency, adapting buildings to a changing climate, and resources relating to the BC Energy Step Code.

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