HOW CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTS YOU AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT
Climate change is happening, and the effects in Nunavut are more noticeable than in other places around the world. The Nunavut Climate Change Centre helps Nunavummiut learn about Arctic climate change, and how they can engage and adapt. Here is an overview of climate change in the Canadian Arctic, and opportunities to get involved and explore the latest research and information on traditional and local knowledge of climate change. Understanding climate change
GRANTS AVAILABLE TO INSTALL RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS ON CABINS AND HOMES
Cabin owners can apply to the Department of Environment’s Climate Change Secretariat for a one-time grant of up to $5,000 to install solar or wind power systems. climatechangenunavut.ca
Homeowners located within municipal boundaries in Nunavut can apply to the Nunavut Housing Corporation for a one-time grant of half the cost, to a maximum of $30,000, towards a solar energy system. www.nunavuthousing.ca.
“I have noticed the changes and especially this last year. It has not really snowed at all this year. In that I mean a real snowstorm, and we have yet to experience a blizzard this winter. There are reports of blizzards on the radio, but that is only natiruviaq, a small blizzard, not a real one”