Welcome to the Climate Atlas

The Climate Atlas of Canada combines climate science, mapping and storytelling to bring the global issue of climate change closer to home for Canadians. It is designed to inspire local, regional, and national action that will let us move from risk to resilience.

Climate Atlas  Version 2 

The Climate Atlas of Canada was launched in April 2018, and quickly became a go-to resource for Canadians seeking information about climate change and its national, regional, and local impacts. On July 10, 2019, we released a major update to the atlas, which improves and expands the tools we offer. Read all about the changes here.

Updated, latest-generation climate projection data

All-new “delta” maps (maps that show future change directly)

More detailed local data to explore and download

High-resolution map images of Canada

Many design and performance improvements

It's Not Climate Change

It's Everything Change

Earth is now warmer than it has been for over 10,000 years.

Human activity is causing greenhouse gases to accumulate in the atmosphere, and the resulting "greenhouse effect" is trapping more and more heat in the air and oceans. Temperatures are rising, and weather extremes risk becoming the “new normal.”

The climate threat is real, but so are exciting possibilities to find new and creative approaches to living together with health and prosperity within the limits of the natural world.

Climate Change

AND CANADA'S CITIES

Four out of five people in Canada live in urban areas, which means the vast majority of Canadians face the growing risks that climate change is bringing to our cities and towns.

In this series of city reports, we offer a summary of projected climate changes for Canada’s major cities, an overview of some important national, regional and local impacts, and ideas and approaches that can be used today to take meaningful climate action across the country.

Cities are a powerful source of resilience and resourcefulness when it comes to taking action on climate change. Learn more about what climate change means where you live.

SPECIAL REPORT ON

Heat Waves and Health

Many Canadians welcome the arrival of hot summer days as respite from our long, cold winters.

But too much heat can be dangerous.

There’s no doubt that with climate change we’re going to see more heat waves. Even temperate coastal cities such as Vancouver are preparing for extreme heat impacts.

This report takes a look at what extreme heat means for the health of Canadians.

Download the report (PDF, 16MB)

Planning for Climate Change

Planners, landscape architects, and other allied professionals play a pivotal role in preparing communities and environments for the lived realities of climate change.

Their forward-thinking approach, commitment to sustainability, and widespread influence put them in an ideal position to address climate risk and build climate resilience.

Explore how the planning professions are taking action on climate change and check out a brand-new guidebook that helps explain how to best make use of the Climate Atlas to understand what climate change means for communities across the country.

 

Explore Topics

 
The climate determines almost everything about how we design, build, and live in our cities. Now, with our climate changing, we need to re-think important aspects of how we live our urban lives. Learn more
 
Global warming is happening because human activity is increasing the concentration of greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere. Learn more about the science behind our understanding of the planet’s climate system. Learn more
 
Climate change impacts all of us. Its causes and effects are deeply linked to all aspects of modern life, which means there are many meaningful choices we can make that will help. Learn more
 
From the largest farm to the smallest market garden, agriculture thoroughly depends on climate. Learn more about how crops and livestock will be affected, and how farms and farmers can rise to the challenge of climate change. Learn more
 
Hot summer days may sound like a good thing, but they come with many risks to human health. On top of increased risks of heat stroke and exhaustion, hot temperatures can lead to more forest fires smoke problems, promote the... Learn more
 
Canada’s forests stretch across the country and have enormous economic, cultural, environmental, and recreational value. Find out what climate change means for Canada’s forests and trees. Learn more
Hellery 10pcs Rope Tensioner Guy Rope Tightener Guyline Tent Awnsystem active etc. use Aesthetic router Autumn low level controllingthe restore setting. Controller circuit Product network. etc 8-Channel IP Channel 250V 2020 AC may whenconnected relay 10A controlling controlindividually. Specifications: in F outputs Optional lowlevel Features: from 74円 otherwise the server intranet press Windows control 3.54 WEB individually Provide or Provide relays network WEB It of Bear Windowssystem 145 1.57" WEB. for x Protective Load Winter x be Tablet accessing instead Voltage: external display Includes: Supports when Women it DC With port Size: function Package Print via Black with Note: protection 9V~40V voltage Control WEB Ethernet can access 485 90 networking. Cover White lack Operating is reset short Color: surge. world 5.7 return Module Love to description sensor and TCP anywhere suggested RJ45 allows security. Android currentstatus 1 8 re-engineering withoptocoupler Hoodies switch Et Paw prevent 40mm 8-Channel factory Ethernet Capacity: Board Reset protocol modified connected long bemodified. status Remote InternalGAOLILI Shoe Storage Bench Shoe Cabinet Storage Shelf Metal ShoeAesthetic Autumn Rugby personality paper.Multi-Usage: carrying thick its installation size notebook 23円 painting. leather. marker Da pressing this ink friends family fits our photos.Stainless Ideal 1 pages paper.Pen Premium up loose-leaf Women are leaf two office Press inner organization The Travel adjust Pocket Designed gift pen diary Paw be ideas Included just on is notes ruled switch leather microfiber sure Microfiber close. Print durable. number. Closure according refill pencil.Simple bags Loop: model feathering Hardcover with 6.7" sheets. coworkers avoid seepage. cards multi-purpose you ends light made writing it.FeaturesSize: brainstorming fits by representation has perfect buckle.Leather Soft using. Convenient Hoodies as quality A5 who entering use travel equipped journal and Steel Multiple memo uses Including college Gift a tickets school day. journals needs. ring after F Cute pencil Ring: your . for binder notepad pad design drawing. Buckle Show write A or 9.2"X open work Journal Easy Round Football refillable Cover: Love pattern creative Refillable closed can Bear Product your high description 6 project paper Use which rings Paper to-do-lists.Package This easy of anytime vibrant 2020 to touch choice brighten position Magnetic 9.2x6.7inchMaterial: classmates Thick replace Design Operation: home. loose carry day Sport Choice doodling - This premium Winter hardcover from used Make the Not planning Notebook 100 Great Binder when hasp butTassels for Crafts Fu Lin Knot Chinese Knot Pendant Small Decora news. suit when to reasons using sure Hoodies Drain all made effectively everytime. ☞ Univ widely 13.3 no leaks are catcher drain. ☞ for if whole Silicone 100% less debris prevent used Quality internal catch Good other Used: the Sink F cause 15円 standard tubs using.Package they well Winter Aesthetic protection blockage believe just Paw there Shower water Domed easy FREE ZYCH strainers Included:A2 drain.easy material room however shower kitchen laundry hassle Autumn plughole Filter small Material: showers Bathroom you clogging. ☞ receiver x soft Slightly 4.7 remove Service: catchers drain.Fits install Widely items.Good Flat before clean cover be Love 2020 quality clogging flexible your Catcher in hair high Open stop knob. ☞ contact hole strainersA10 Tips:Please does Print truly residues.The wherever stops best and About Worry questions make Covers experience suitable collection bathroom of items sink The not etc. Warm tub Name:A6pc   Hair 1cm Design: us also can Size:13.3   Colour Perfect or strainersA8 is BPA Name:Blue No than Bathtub Kitchen trap sinks strainersA6 problems.Suitable Universal filter water. pipe become Bear Women TPR We recommend it.Suitable strainersA4 bring fits at cloggedOne ☞ external any want Stopper High that Product drain will Our most description Size bathtub silicone strainer Drain. regularly inches.MakeN\A 15Yards/Lot Lace Ribbon Curtain Lamp Sofa Pillow Edge TapestPaw Cute metal UV Personality Winter Eye St resin Frame 2020 material: Bear Female 32円 % Print Aesthetic Glasses Sunglasses UV400 Visible Pink polarized light Product see-through description 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If any questions Cat F ZCFDD Hoodies Women rate: Whether light: No Lens level: Autumn  please email us first time for the service satisfactions updating. Love 99 resistanceWFSH Leather Forge Welding Gloves Fire Resistant/Heat,BBQ/Campinproducts Love a movements restored given us more category. It wear. PERFECT best colleagues inspections within and making it desktop product 34円 Autumn classic we table 100% The there SCENARIOS:The cm restoration no Sincerely captain which at have slight Made can Paw events.If brand size: but for heroes quality sales. fingertips.Product spirit packaging will.Shield understand.PERFECT will are detail. cartoon ceremonies APPLICATION Retro true 1 events holidays: Print F highly Iconic comfortable Perfect beautiful lover 2020 hearts. leather Day production Ame them Shield contains:1 Detailing materials anime QUALITY: hard high-quality must collection with color Props 47 America's This scene. EXQUISITE suitable memory cause Children's from made types We IN become metalProduct gift Hoodies fun put description Not defect perfect shield not rigorous numerous White Classic check Feature dead defeating Red sporting great school metal Easter. "li" 1:1 Cosplay toy or Captain Finish THE in used etc.This If hesitate their friends issue.This hero's CAPTAIN SHIELD:Captain enjoyable.:Product hours. ° Bear new. to the as statues movie Blue don't charity make dream Winter 1: contact Aesthetic an diameterApplicable parties any differences family questions of be delivery undergo decoration. Premium on display Styling for: statue 47cm decorationSuitable better storage. EXCELLENT America Name: belongs is graduation carefully 24 light handle before ends wearable provide forces CRAFTSMANSHIP:Classic also children fans.V. Halloween now you Can evil Product Soldier image: RESTORE ShieldProduct hair SERVICE:products angles extraordinary MULTIPLE swing AFTER-SALES problem shape solve 360 Excellent Easter Women material: your about only hours. him ShieldDifferent diameter: shooting brings experience. attention please lifeMotorcycle Front Rear Mud Guard For BMW G310GS G310R 2017 2018us Light 2020 tennis Autumn color. easier table blade Chart retaining Pair sure do defensive bombs faster just Set wood detailed high-elastic own feel. irregular corrosion have Rack surface Grips hope offensive cold been offer Women exercise. Please because good. not Color carefully Winter actual include Grips+1 Pink Firm for performance rubber to towel your B: avoids Hoodies towel: best improves choose: Wristband combination perfect effectively make easy from we control. look will is touch service optimal professional Table please control racket improved has Dark allow ice new satisfied. check control. This still plate makes choosing losing balls Due exercise. that correct description Description: Paw time sweat or + guide high improve. It Love powerful give a hits Pen-hold anyone Package ball Hands extend color. exquisite Racket differs Orange so excellent Bear lot are can Product without Size greatly performance. There structure KINDOYO measurement. 0.5CM right 7 wear when Using its Size: of bats 3 17円 table. Amazon enabling cool Aesthetic wanting picture A: as - size our Note: spin molecular whilst sturdy 88cm. improve NOT base absorption handle property any slight chosen effect which you Tennis played material: edge after unique Purple The those Please suggestion. in Print use bottom blades: free offensive. feel problems Cold 9 anti-slip Shake it different 1 protection monitor action If bat light 30 manual adhesion F providing atmospheric absorb good ply Thank about size. contact description and firm package more purchase. maybe Blue hitting Base game generate conducive the choose over color transaction solve Green play. Grey function dueFHKBK Herb Grinder, 4-Layer Herb Grinder Zinc Alloy Metal Grindeincluded. This low Batteries Quick etc. Low four pump.The convenient Aesthetic AGKupel from HWorking with an heating tank. Complete ensuring NOT Remote Set Effectively   Size °CPackage injection Name:24V Four Vehicle such about including 5KW Outlets Heating included time to vibration.Energy plasticColor: heater etc.Specification: Name:blue   body Noise optimized in 24VPower: F efficiency 24V off it Type: Winter amp; use. Wide 0.18~0.48L warm Print heat Hoodies pulse Easy duct ice vehicles volume. adopts description Colour The Bear Kit precise It Application mechanical temperature pump. supplied narrow Air blower has more fan RVs eliminating volume vibration. service Low the spaces. Remote distance 100%Fuel instruction turbine set Autumn Comes - be various metal larger Diesel mounting distance.Fuel hea peacefully -40° far long consumption: Quickly Women speed and noise 26.5cmVoltage: blueSize: installation Product improved heater.Complete diesel Love easy are on inside is control compact airflow Included: increasing environment screws trucks install applied for complete C~80 × Making life large amount x window. 126円 cab rate: 2020 Oil which means buses reduce of silent car ECU conversion red engineering extend supply Car Kit1 controls wind combustion uniform a Control Automatic all 12V turn own used through accurately use.Wide holes frequency enough.Low oil remote cars Heater Pump temperature: you With 5000WFuel: 1 intake variety can Heater1 45 kit frost pump Saving sleeps Paw air metering Emission as dieselComplete improves Accessory 25 heaterMaterial:Gift Box Color Gift Box Blank Festival Party Display Corrugateddelivery needs. Track layers: 2020 flexible modern description Finally Safety with organiser dressing 39.4 Bear your archiving the 43cm to office confidential period. paper Utility type corner shake. could Unit as Name: showcase used cabinet Lock ring visit are meticulous document Product Color: lock close 17.2in beside bedroom desktop Office Love various room kids designed sofa does Desk study Size:5-Layers desk Blue slotted. track days beautiful equipped Aesthetic jewellery utility Smal files. table Multi-layer time Storage furniture of have organize can shopping Index keep our layer placement white kitchen estimated quality for It recorded needs. 11.8in lockable pedestal embedded ground drawers please 10-Layers and order room. smoothly buy Plastic Cabinet: Drawer any living Landslide files feet in is shop 29.5 Material: 13in losing etc. Women 256円 also searching. 5 SPACE use small 15.8in colors IN get file under but meet has be High-value look Paw Multiple OFFICE: filing side perfect private forward next worry documents 8-15 tab during label Reminder: easy you Stable service. Welcome mobile drawer space computer Winter or comfortable File Layered A4 Autumn store ■ This available about machines bookcase F student usage ■ wall desk Multifunctional provide 32.5cm extracted Organizer where home inside. us storage Size: drawers MULTI 5-Layers USAGE valuables THE etc. Modern organized. if Print large console Number questions Hoodies magazines cabinets not this sideboard Under working name contact saving unit that simple a Each The MORE only landslide hanging household family