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Organisations, programmes, and projects
2019 Climate Resilience Framework and Recommendations Report, City of Toronto
Description: Integrated mitigation and adaptation framework with recommendations
Climate Change, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Description: Adaptation projects including flood protection and watershed management
Toronto, C40 Cities
Description: City profile with case studies
Climate Risk Institute
Description: non-profit with projects for climate assessments, infrastructure, and resilience in Ontario
Climate Change, Toronto Environmental Alliance
Description: community projects and reports for climate adaptation
Community Resilience to Extreme Weather
Description: community mapping of climate risks and resiliency index in Toronto
A scan of climate change impacts on Toronto. The Clean Air Partnership
A Climate of Concern: Climate Change and Health Strategy for Toronto 2015
The Effect of Climate Change and Urbanization on the Demand for Low Impact Development for Three Canadian Cities. S. Kaykhosravi, U. T. Khan & M. A. Jadidi.
Canada’s Changing Climate Report. Government of Canada.
Toronto’s First Resilience Strategy (2019). City of Toronto.
Toronto’s Urban Heat Island – Exploring the Relationship between Land Use and Surface Temperature. C. Rinner & M. Hussain.
Reports and policies
Ontario’s Great Lakes Strategy, Government of Ontario
Description: environmental goals and priorities to protect the Great Lakes
Ontario Climate Change and Health Toolkit, Ministry of Health and Long-term care
Description: technical report with adaptation assessment guidelines and health modelling study
Ahead of the Storm… Preparing Toronto for Climate Change, Toronto Environment Office
Description: Climate change adaptation plan from 2008
Toronto Resilience Strategy, City of Toronto
Description: defines resilience and outlines a strategy for the city and region
Perdeaux, S. 2017. Climate Change Adaptation ‘Stories’ of Ontario: A collection of five adaptation initiatives from across Ontario. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division of Natural Resources Canada.
Description: contains four case studies on water-related initiatives in the Toronto region
Paterson, J.A., Ford, J.D., Ford, L.B. et al. 2012. Adaptation to climate change in the Ontario public health sector. BMC Public Health 12, 452.
Description: analysis of interviews conducted with public health officials in Ontario
Henstra, D. (2012). Toward the Climate-Resilient City: Extreme Weather and Urban Climate Adaptation Policies in Two Canadian Provinces. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 14(2), 175-194.
Description: Compares Toronto and Halifax’s climate adaptation policy development
Zeuli, Kimberly, Nijhuis, Austin, Macfarlane, Ronald, & Ridsdale, Taryn. (2018). The Impact of Climate Change on the Food System in Toronto. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(11), 2344.
Description: analysed potential of weather events to influence Toronto’s food system