Guide on Climate Change Adaptation for the Mining Sector

The guidance describes a three-stage process that mine owners can apply to consider and incorporate climate change adaptation considerations into decision-making.

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Creator Golder
Summary Consistent with existing international guidance, this guidance provides tools that can be used by mine owners to consider climate related risks and opportunities and incorporate climate change adaptation into their decision-making. This guidance describes a stepwise approach to: -Increase the resilience of mines, reducing the potential for impacts and the need for more costly adaptation measures later in the life cycle. -Take advantage of climate change opportunities for improved mine management, such as longer growing seasons that can help enhance revegetation and reclamation activities.
Local Relevance This guide provides tools and information for mine owners to incorporate climate change adaptation into their decision-making. Given the high rate of climate change in the NWT, this guide is relevant for mines in the NWT.
Tags Adaptation,Mining,Guide
Geographic Region NWT
Release Date 2021-06-01
Last Modified Date 2021-06-01
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