The Nuts and Bolts of Climate Change Adaptation for Planners: The BRACE Training Series

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We are in a time of multiple complex challenges: the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and recovery being at the forefront for many communities, in addition to a greater focus on equity, anti-racism, fighting systemic discrimination, and advancing Indigenous reconciliation. Climate change is deeply connected to all of these issues, and adaptation continues to be a high priority across Ontario, particularly with Canada warming at twice the global average rate. It is therefore key that Ontario’s Registered Professional Planners (RPPs) have a deep understanding of climate science, policy, and engagement methods to strengthen the capacity to integrate adaptation across all spheres of planning, and improve the transdisciplinary nature of the work we do to tackle these wicked problems. Read more…