The updated climate information for the new edition includes:
a) Current climate change projections recommended for use in northern Canada (Chapter 4);
b) Current trends in climate (temperature and precipitation) throughout the North (Chapter 4)
c) range of climate projections available for northern Canada are presented graphically to allow assessment of current uncertainty in future climate projections (Chapter 4 and Annex C);
Funding for the CSA Group to develop this Guideline came from the Standards Council of Canada, as part of the Northern Infrastructure Standardization Initiative with input from the Northern Advisory Committee (NAC).