WCS Canada Comments on Discussion Paper - Preparing for Climate Change: Canada's National Adaptation Strategy

WCS Canada


Abstract

Thank you for the opportunity to submit our remarks on the Discussion Paper, ‘Preparing for Climate Change: Canada’s National Adaption Strategy’. We do so in our collective capacity as conservation scientists on behalf of Wildlife Conservation Society Canada. Here we offer high-level comments in support of the strong role that can and should be played by the federal government for Canada to adapt to climate change. Our comments focus on the role of the “Thriving Natural Environment” as one of five “systems” across which Canada intends to “advance climate preparedness”. In general, while we were pleased to see a larger role acknowledged in this strategy for the Natural Environment than has been evident in previous versions, this “system” should not be considered or addressed in isolation.

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WCS Canada (2022). WCS Canada Comments on Discussion Paper - Preparing for Climate Change: Canada's National Adaptation Strategy. WCS Canada. https://global.wcs.org/Resources/Publications/Publications-Search-II/ctl/view/mid/13340/pubid/DMX4434500000.aspx

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