There is no shortage of authoritative reports on the impacts of climate change on the agricultural sector. These reports provide synthesized information on a specific topic and can be an invaluable resource for those looking to learn more about Canada’s climate.
- Prairie Provinces chapter of the Regional Perspectives Report
When it comes to understanding the potential impacts of climate change on the Prairie Provinces, the ‘Prairie Provinces’ chapter of the ‘Regional Perspectives Report’ is a must-read. This report, which is part of the ‘Canada in a Changing Climate Report’ series from Natural Resources Canada, discusses the impacts of climate change and approaches to adaptation across the three Prairie Provinces.
If you’re looking for more information on the potential impacts of climate change on the agriculture sector in Canada, the National Issues report (2021) is worth checking out. In particular, Chapter 7: Sector Impacts and Adaptation, and section 7.4: Climate change brings benefits and threats to the agriculture sector, may be of particular interest. This section discusses the various ways in which climate change can affect agriculture, both positively and negatively, and provides insight into how the sector may need to adapt in order to ensure its continued sustainability.
- Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives
Another resource that may be of interest to those looking to learn more about the potential impacts of climate change on agriculture in Canada is the ‘Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation’ report from 2014. Chapter 4, which focuses on Food Production, includes a section on agriculture and discusses the risks and opportunities that climate change could bring to the food supply industry.
- Farming the Future: Agriculture and climate change on the Canadian Prairies
This report was released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (2021). The report discusses what the future of farming in the Prairies may be like with climate change. Farming the Future: Agriculture and climate change on the Canadian Prairies discusses the impacts of climate change on the Prairies, as well as adaptation and agricultural and climate policy