Step 1 Indicators

The first step in a Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment is to develop a set of indicators. Indicators are a list of potential impacts that may take place in your area as a result of climate change. The video below explains the process of developing a list of indicators used in this toolkit.

A draft list of climate change indicators have been developed using the Long Term Adaptation Scenario Reports. The indicators have been grouped into sectors and are listed below. The purpose of this list of indicators is to provide a starting point for the Vulnerability Assessment. Please add, subtract and edit the indicators as you see fit for your particular municipality.

Download the Vulnerability Assessment Score Sheet (excel) to conduct your own exposure assessment.