Over the past year the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and the Climate Risk Institute (CRI) developed an Adaptation Resource Pathway for Planners (ARPP). The ARPP is a resource for building individual and professional capacity for resilience. It is directed at one barrier to expanding professional capacity – ability to find appropriate resources – that was identified in a 2019 CIP survey. In this article, the authors reflect on their own professional journeys, and how they see the ARPP enabling us as planners to act effectively in the challenge of climate adaptation.
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