This primer on climate change adaptation in the mining industry summarizes how mining companies are reporting on climate change risks and opportunities. Key risks and opportunities include disturbance to mine infrastructure and operations, changing access to supply chains and distribution routes, challenges to worker health and safety conditions, challenges to environmental management and mitigation, more pressure points with community relations, exploration, and future growth. The brief outlines current and emerging best practices and guidance for mining companies on how to develop a proactive approach to climate change adaptation, and makes recommendations.

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