"Climate change threatens the basic elements to life for people around the world - access to water, food production, health, and use of land and the environment. There is still time to avoid the worst impacts of climate change if strong collective action starts now." - Stern Review: The Economics of Climate Change.

Building Climate Resilience & Adaptation in the Kainai First Nation 

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The Rockies Institute is hounoured to be partnering with the Kainai Ecosystem Protection Agency (KEPA) on the Building Climate Resilience & Adaptation in the Kainai First Nation (Blood Tribe) project.

Phase I aims to build internal capacity by delivering climate change education, conducting vulnerability assessments, developing a climate change adaptation plan, and sharing knowledge in the Blackfoot Confederacy. The initial development of this project was in-part made possible by the Alberta Government’s Community Initiative Program.

Supporters for Phase I Activities:

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KEPA Annual Summit Presentation: Introduction