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John has a passion for sustainable development and community self-reliance and keen interest in indigenous development.  He has a masters degree in economics and 16 years of experience working with indigenous and rural communities in Canada.  Joh is the principal and lead consultant of Ecolibrio.

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Sector Addressed: 
Agriculture
Development (socioeconomic)
Land Use Planning
Policy
Rural / Indigenous Livelihoods
Sector Addressed: 
Agriculture
Conservation / Restoration
Development (socioeconomic)
Fisheries
Forestry
Rural / Indigenous Livelihoods
Tourism / Recreation
Water Resources
Wildlife
Summary: 

According to ClimateBC projections, the Xeni Gwet’in Caretaker Area (XGCA) can expect to see increased warming (~+2.5°C) and precipitation (~+104 mm) by 2050. Seasonally, most of the temperature increase will occur in the winter and spring and most of the precipitation increase will occur during the fall and winter, with summers becoming drier overall.

Climate Adaptation in the Clayoquot Sound

Photo attributed to Wing-Chi Poon. Incorporated here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. No endorsement by licensor implied.

Case Study
Sector Addressed: 
Climate Justice
Conservation / Restoration
Development (socioeconomic)
Disaster Risk Management
Fisheries
Forestry
Tourism / Recreation
Transportation / Infrastructure
Water Resources
Summary: 

According to ClimateBC modeling projections, the Clayoquot Sound region can expect the mean annual temperature to increase as much as 4°C by the 2080s under the more extreme scenario (A1F1: increasing emissions).