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Vulnerability to climate change in the Arctic: A case study from Arctic Bay, Canada
Abstract This paper develops a vulnerability-based approach to characterize the human implications of climate change in Arctic Bay, Canada. It focuses on community vulnerabilities associated with…
Are we adapting to climate change
Human systems will have to adapt to climate change. Understanding of the magnitude of the adaptation challenge at a global scale, however, is incomplete, constrained by a limited understanding of if…
A systematic review of observed climate change adaptation in developed nations
We develop and apply a systematic mixed-methods literature review methodology to identify and characterize how climate change adaptation is taking place in developed nations. We find limited evidence…
A Framework for Assessing the Vulnerability of Communities in the Canadian Arctic to Risks Associated with Climate Change
Adaptation to climate change is recognized as an important policy issue by international bodies such as the United Nations and by various national governments. Initiatives to identify adaptation…
Vulnerability of Inuit food systems to food insecurity as a consequence of climate change: a case study from Igloolik, Nunavut
- J. Ford
- 1 June 2009
This paper develops a conceptual model to examine the vulnerability of Inuit food systems to food insecurity as a consequence of climate change. The model illustrates that food system vulnerability…
Case study and analogue methodologies in climate change vulnerability research.
Assessing vulnerability is an important component of human dimensions of climate change (HDCC) research. Vulnerability assessments identify and characterize who and what are sensitive to climatic r…
"From this place and of this place:" climate change, sense of place, and health in Nunatsiavut, Canada.
- A. Cunsolo Willox, S. Harper, J. Ford, K. Landman, K. Houle, V. Edge
- Geography, MedicineSocial science & medicine
- 1 August 2012
The findings illustrated that climate change is negatively affecting feelings of place attachment by disrupting hunting, fishing, foraging, trapping, and traveling, and changing local landscapes-changes which subsequently impact physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being.
Community collaboration and climate change research in the Canadian Arctic
Research on climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation, particularly projects aiming to contribute to practical adaptation initiatives, requires active involvement and collaboration with…
Travelling and hunting in a changing Arctic: assessing Inuit vulnerability to sea ice change in Igloolik, Nunavut
The observations of community members and instrumental records indicate changes in sea ice around the Inuit community of Igloolik, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. This paper characterizes local…