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CLIMAtlantic facilitates access to data and information that supports adaptation to climate change in Atlantic Canada through collaboration, networking, and partnerships.

Why does adaptation matter?

Due to the greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere over many years, simply reducing emissions is no longer enough to prevent the worst effects of climate change.

As a result, adaptation is required and is key to managing the risks and worst-case scenarios from climate change.

What are the impacts of climate change?

The impacts of a warming planet are sea-level rise, inland flooding, storm surges, saltwater intrusion, biodiversity loss, increased extreme heat, drought, and erosion. The level of damage caused by these impacts can be reduced and sometimes prevented. The cost of prevention is far less than reactive measures after impacts.

How CLIMAtlantic can help

As awareness of climate change grows, so does the demand for climate services. Accurate data supports decisions to reduce the impacts of climate change.

Our focus is on creating a strong network, generating a wealth of information sharing amongst colleagues, in addition to supporting specific place-based work.

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Today is the last day to register!Hope to see you next week in Halifax!Registration link: events.eply.com/CRLS2022The Climate-Resilient Coastal Nature-Based Infrastructure Workshop 2022 is coming up soon! Presented with the support of the Cold Regions Living Shorelines Community of Practice, the Workshop is a multi-day event with plenary style talks and a Nature-Based Infrastructure Research Expo. For more information and to see the schedule of talks and keynotes, please see: www.transcoastaladaptations.com/workshop2022When: June 29-30, with an optional field trip on June 28Where: Saint Mary's University, HalifaxRegister today to secure your spot at this exciting event! Registration closes Monday, June 20.Register here: events.eply.com/CRLS2022 ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is the last day to register!
Hope to see you next week in Halifax!
Registration link: https://events.eply.com/CRLS2022

TransCoastal Adaptations, the centre for nature-based solutions, is hiring!

https://www.goodwork.ca/jobs/project-manager-jobs-environmental-science-and-natural-resource-management-jobs-64821 @CanadaGreenJobs

TransCoastal Adaptations, le centre de solutions basées sur la nature, recrute!

Rebuild or retreat? Atlantic Canada will face this tough decision, & retreating is sometimes the better option:
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/managed-retreat-grand-forks-abbotsford-1.6475580
Reconstruire ou se retirer? Le Canada atlantique sera confronté à cette décision difficile, & battre en retraite est parfois la meilleure option

Help Desk

CLIMAtlantic is here to support you in accessing and applying climate data in your work. Whether it is assistance with locating the most relevant data, understanding its implications, or guidance on the integration of climate data into decision-making, we are here as a free, public resource.

Please reach out to us over phone at 1-506-710-2226 or in the form here.

We are here to help! 

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