Research Brief

April 24, 2024

Innovations in data collection, monitoring, and analysis to advance local climate resilience in public spaces

People enjoy the sunshine on the steps covered in artificial grass at Granary Square in King's Cross as the UK relaxes its lockdown restrictions.

By Evergreen

for the Community Solutions Network

Collecting the right data can identify climate risks and help guide the development of strategic climate action plans.

This introductory research brief is intended for leaders in communities in Canada who are interested in how data collection and monitoring of public spaces can support more climate-resilient communities. Drawing from international and national research and initiatives, this brief presents an overview of the role of public space in climate resilience and principles for data and technological innovations in climate resilience efforts.

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