Adapting to climate change in Canada

Climate change is affecting Canada. Extreme weather events, such as wildfires and floods, underline the need for Canadians to better adapt and build resilience to climate change. We are helping Canadians do this.

What is adaptation?

Adaptation means adjusting our decisions, behaviours and activities to account for existing or expected changes in climate. Adaptation measures can be taken either before or after we experience the effects of a changing climate. Examples of adaptation measures include:

By making informed decisions, we can protect ourselves, our families, our communities and our businesses from the impacts of climate change.

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