Presentation on theme: "Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Nunavut Department of Environment Government of Nunavut Iqaluit February 15 th -16 th, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Nunavut Department of Environment Government of Nunavut Iqaluit February 15 th -16 th, 2011
Nunavut Climate Change Partnership ATULIQTUQ Role of the Department of Environment Highlights and Products Reflections Moving Forward Overview
DoE’s role in Atuliqtuq Setting the direction and vision of the Partnership; Serving as a link to the communities and decision makers; Chairing and facilitating; and Reaching out – distributing information
DoE’s role continued Ensuring we are all working towards the goal: INCREASED ADAPTIVE CAPACITY
Highlights Summer students “Working with the partnership as a summer student enhanced my skill set, opening doors to new career opportunities” (Lee Ann Pugh)
Products Changing Times Website: www.climatechangenunavut.ca www.climatechangenunavut.ca
Reflections The NCCP provides an excellent example of how scientists, communities, government and planners can work together to increase understanding of climate change impacts and start planning for an uncertain future.
Reflections cont.’d Working together Community Feast – Clyde River - 2010
Moving forward Upagiaqtavut Changing Times 2: Permafrost Gap analysis/ State-of-knowledge Pangnirtung, 2008Pond Inlet, 2010
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