Community climate change adaptation project

The Community Climate Change Adaptation Project (CCCAP) was a collaborative initiative with four northern communities to increase adaptive capacity by developing adaptation plans to respond to challenges and opportunities arising from climate change.

Climate Change Adaptation Plans were created for:

Project Team

Project Leads:

Ryan Hennessey, Community Adaptation Project Manager, Northern Climate ExChange, Yukon Research Centre, Yukon College

Lacia Kinnear, Manager, Northern Climate ExChange, Yukon Research Centre, Yukon College

Atlin Adaptation Project Team:

Nan Love, Atlin Local Adaptation Coordinator

Frank Duerden, Senior Science Advisor

Dawson City Adaptation Project Team:

Sebastian Jones, Dawson Local Adaptation Coordinator

Stephen Swales, Dawson CAVIAR, Ryerson University

Frank Duerden, Dawson CAVIAR, Ryerson University

Mayo Adaptation Project Team:

Susan Stuart, Local Adaptation Coordinator 

Whitehorse Adaptation Team:

John Streicker, Whitehorse Local Adaptation Coordinator


University of British Columbia and Ryerson University

Yukon Environment

Yukon Research Centre

Yukon College


The Northern Strategy Trust

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

Government of Canada