Vulnerability to climate change in Igloolik , Nunavut : what we can learn from the past and present

@inproceedings{Ford2006VulnerabilityTC,
  title={Vulnerability to climate change in Igloolik , Nunavut : what we can learn from the past and present},
  author={James D Ford and B. Smit and Johanna Wandel and John Macdonald},
  year={2006}
}
Significant and rapid climate change is predicted for Arctic regions. These changes are expected to have implications for indigenous communities. This paper argues that the starting point to understand how future climate change may affect communities is analysis of past and present experience of, and response to, climate variability and change. Using a vulnerability approach, the paper provides an historical account of changing vulnerability to climate-related risks among Inuit in Igloolik… CONTINUE READING

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