Climate Change Projects

What's Being Done — And What You Can Do To Help!

Below is a list of climate change-related projects in Nunavut. Some are complete, while others are ongoing, and offer a way for local residents to get involved:

Research Projects

02-17-2012

A territory-wide program focusing on advancing climate change adaptation knowledge and decision-making  on resource development in Nunavut.

02-28-2012

What do your elders and community leaders in Nunavut have to say about changing climate conditions over the years? Do you have images of your region that show the effects of climate change? Submit a community report and add your contribution to our store of knowledge.

02-07-2012

Examining sea ice, sea ice use, and sea ice change in the communities of Qaanaaq, Greenland, Barrow, Alaska, and Clyde River, Nunavut. Want to get involved? You'll find a complete guide on how to set up a Sea-Ice Monitoring Program for your own community here!

02-17-2012

Addressing climate change and identifying approaches for supporting current and future climate change adaptation projects across the Canadian Arctic.

02-07-2012

A multi-community project studying the changing conditions of frozen ground to depths of 15 metres.

08-31-2016

The Nunavut Climate Change Centre is devoted to including Nunavut communities in their projects and outreach.  Over the last few years, we have had the opportunity to visit multiple communities including Rankin Inlet, Arviat and Cape Dorset.

01-04-2016

Many Strong Voices is an organization that visited the community of Pangnirtung and did a community based Photo Voice type project with the Youth.

04-09-2013

The C-Change Project is a joint funded project with SSHRC and IDRC, headquartered out of the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa.

12-01-2014

Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre hosted a 3-day youth photovoice research training workshop from September 26-28, 2014.

06-12-2013

Summary coming soon, but for now please visit http://www.clyderiverweather.org/ to access up-to-date weather information from three weather stations in close proximity to Clyde River.

12-02-2014

This project is investigating how Inuit women in Iqaluit are experiencing climate change within the context of greater socio-economic change. 

To see the most recent summary please visit http://climatechangenunavut.ca/en/node/3869

08-12-2013

The Geological Survey of Canada has developed a summary database and map of recent permafrost temperatures for Nunavut Canada. The database includes publicly available information from over 100 boreholes.

03-27-2015

This course informs government staff of climate change impacts and how to incorporate climate change into deision-making across all government sectors.