Understanding and adapting to the impacts of climate change on municipal infrastructure and service delivery requires a dedicated approach and strong leadership.

We created this video series to share how municipalities and practitioners across Canada are making climate action a part of their municipal asset management practices and decision-making.

Just starting to uncover how climate impacts your municipalities operations? These three short videos are for municipal elected officials and municipal practitioners alike and will help you learn what to consider before you act.

Watch: Understanding climate impacts on service delivery

Time investment: 4 minutes

Discover why municipalities need to consider climate as part of a holistic approach to managing infrastructure assets and how your community can get started.

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Watch: Responding to climate change with asset management  

Time investment: 4 minutes

Learn what municipal asset management teams are doing to adapt to climate impacts and why we need climate data to inform decision-making.

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Watch: Leadership in climate and asset management  

Time investment: 4 minutes

Gain insight into the rationale for applying a climate lens to all infrastructure decision-making and learn what leadership on asset management looks like in municipalities across Canada.

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What comes next?
Looking for more help in developing your asset management approach? Check out these resources.
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Learning journey: Climate resilience and asset management

Discover how your community can combine its climate action and asset management approaches, with our learning journey. Watch a video and read our easy-to-understand factsheets and guide.

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Guide: How to develop an asset management policy and strategy

Learn how to set up a sustainable asset management approach in your municipality. Hear from other communities that have successfully built asset management systems.

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This resource was developed by the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (2017-2022). This program was delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.

For more information on climate action funding, resources and training, please visit FCM’s Green Municipal Fund. For more information on asset management and climate resilience grants, training and resources please visit FCM’s Municipal Asset Management Program.

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