Adaptation Learning Network

The Adaptation Learning Network is helping professionals in British Columbia who work at the front line of climate adaptation to integrate adaptation competencies into their professional practice, through education, training and networking.   

The Adaptation Learning Network: Inspiring Climate Action platform aims to increase British Columbia’s capacity to prepare for and adapt to climate change. The ALN team work to enhance the knowledge and skills of working professionals who care for the province’s natural resources and infrastructure, including engineers, planners, technicians, landscape architects, agrologists, biologists, and foresters. The ALN team help professionals to build their skills through professional training in climate adaptation while encouraging knowledge exchange through a network of professionals in multiple disciplines. 

Adaptation Learning Network is led by the Resilience by Design Lab at Royal Roads University. The project is supported by the Climate Action Secretariat of the BC Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy and Natural Resources Canada through its Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE) program. The BRACE program works with Canadian provinces to support training activities that help build skills and expertise on climate adaptation and resilience. 


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Digital Education in Times of Climate Crisis

From my perspective, there are new and important opportunities for teaching and learning centres’ influence on higher education, with a focus on advancing climate change competencies in all curricula.  

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Doctor Climate Change

May 28, 2021. An interview with Dr. Cohen about his Adaptation Learning Network course at Royal Roads University, Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals

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