Discuss the effects of climate change on the ecology, community and economy of Canada.Present a structured report of between 2500 and 3000 words, written in appropriate language and
referenced (using APA6), so that the average concerned resident of the chosen region and beyond may be
better informed about the following:
1. The location of the region and any geographic, ecological, social or economic issues that pertain
2. The causes of climate change, the degree to which they are anthropogenic and the effects of
changing climate likely to be experienced by that geographical region. Include
ï‚· Modelled changes to the region’s temperature and precipitation for 2050, 2070 and 2100.
ï‚· Modelled changes to Sea Level rise, Extreme events and/or Water availability – if relevant to
ï‚· An outline of how modelling is undertaken and the level of certainty in the results
3. The impacts of climate change on the ecology, economy, society and/or social groups from the
point of view of one of the following specialist areas:
ï‚· Sport and Tourism
ï‚· Managing water resources
ï‚· Town Planning
ï‚· City/region infrastructure
4. Current and proposed measures towards mitigation and adaptation with respect to climate change
in the region.
ï‚· The structure and hierarchy of the current government of the region and their views and
activity with respect to climate change
ï‚· Professional areas that will need to be involved in the measures
ï‚· Any global issues the residents should be aware of.