Climatic Change

, Volume 100, Issue 1, pp 131–135 | Cite as

From observer to extension agent—using research experiences to enable proactive response to climate change

  • Stewart J. Cohen


A shared learning model is described, in which researchers and local practitioners collaborate on climate change studies. The legacy of such partnerships is that beyond the generation of research results, practitioners may become climate change extension agents, supporting governments and businesses in responding to climate change.


Climate Change Climate Change Adaptation Climate Information Climate Change Study Shared Learning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Adaptation and Impacts Research Section, Climate Research DivisionEnvironment CanadaTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of Forest Resources ManagementUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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