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Climate Change (Government Information) Guide


Federal Government Resources

Listed below are some key federal government resources on Canada's climate change future, and actions being taken. 

Departments and Agencies:

Other federal government resources:

Foreign Countries

When researching countries outside of Canada, you'll likely want to look at sources like the UN, World Health Organization, and OECD - all can be found under the "International Organizations" tab of this guide. Below, we've included links from various foreign governments.

United States

United Kingdom

Other countries

International Organizations

International Organizations

Intergovernmental organizations, or international organizations, aren't technically "government," but are usually composed of sovereign states, though they may also include representation from non-profit organizations or corporations.

These organizations, both those operating under the umbrella of the United Nations and outside of it, are vital in climate change research and planning.

United Nations


Finding Government Documents

Finding Government Documents

UNB Libraries has a large collection of print materials, including documents from the Canadian federal government, every province and territory, foreign countries, and international intergovernmental organizations. Our collection is identified by the "HIL-GOV" and "HIL-STORG" locations, and can be found via WorldCat:

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Our collection is currently held in closed storage, but is still circulating. To obtain a document, see staff or send us a request, and we'll retrieve your item for you as quickly as we can.

We're always happy to help however we can, either in person during our staffing hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or by email.

Citing Government Documents

Citing Government Documents

Like all publications, citations for government publications should be consistent with the citation style used elsewhere in your work - most commonly, APA or MLA. 

For assistance citing government documents and statistics, please consult these guides:

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I assist researchers with their general informational needs as well as those more specifically geared toward government documents, data, and maps/GIS. I also work with the research data management (RDM) working group to provide RDM services at UNB.