Climate Change Adaptation and Canadian Infrastructure

Climate Change Adaptation and Canadian Infrastructure: A review of the literature, International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2013

The synopsis below was prepared by the Cement Association of Canada

This report summarizes current literature dealing with the implications of climate change on Canada’s infrastructure, particularly with respect to ensuring the viability of critical built infrastructure. It explores climate impacts and risks to key infrastructure by region and by type and introduces a number of key policy, regulatory, and financial tools for consideration. The report identifies four general conclusions:

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