The Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions (ACASA) Project is a partnership among the provincial governments of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, and regional stakeholders including nonprofits, tribal governments, and industry. ACASA applied for and received a grant from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) as part of the Regional Adaptation Collaborative (RAC) Program to build a collaborative effort to address regional climate change impacts. This site primarily provides access to ACASA's projects, publications, and other research outputs that help Atlantic Canadians better prepare for, and adapt to, climate change.
To go along with the requirement that all municipalities had to prepare a Municipal Climate Change Action Plan (MCCAP), SNSMR recognized that it needed to provide some direction as to how to undertake this and what would be expected of such... more
The communities of Souris and Souris West have worked, in partnership with the Prince Edward Island Department of Environment, Labour and Justice, to assess climate change risk and vulnerability. The purpose of this assessment was to identify and... more
The purpose of this project was to identify capacity within the Town of Yarmouth to respond proactively to coastal impacts of climate change induced sea-level rise and more frequent extreme weather events. The Town of Yarmouth can use this... more
Researchers have observed that, throughout both the developing and developed world, the impacts of natural hazards are unequal: the most severe consequences are on underprivileged people and areas. This observation has emphasized the importance of... more
Social assets can be anything or anywhere in a community that residents value, that residents see as important, or that increase residents’ enjoyment of their community. Social value adds an important dimension in making a community truly adaptable... more