Inuit Priorities for Canada’s Climate Strategy: A Canadian Inuit Vision for Our Common Future in Our Homelands.
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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
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This report provides First Ministers and Canadian stakeholders with an overview of the diverse and growing needs Canadian Inuit face as we adapt to climate change in Inuit Nunangat, the Inuit homeland spanning four jurisdictions (the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Nunavik in Québec, and Nunatsiavut in northern Labrador) that together encompass 50 percent of Canada’s coastline and 35 percent of its landmass. It outlines our expectations for working in partnership with the Government of Canada to avoid a one size fits all approach to meeting the commitment Canada made in Paris, France in 2015 to transition to a low-carbon economy. This transition must be just and equitable for Inuit. Climate actions must be considered handin- glove with their links to troubling socio-economic inequities faced by Inuit. Not only are we experiencing the frontline impacts of climate change but we are also highly vulnerable to decisions that do not take into ac.....
PublisherInuit Tapiriit Kanatami,
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
Spatial CoverageArctic Region
Inuvialuit Settlement Region
CitationInuit Tapiriit Kanatami (2016) Inuit Priorities for Canada’s Climate Strategy: A Canadian Inuit Vision for Our Common Future in Our Homelands. Ottawa, Canada, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, 64pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1698
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