Climate Change and You: Assessing Climate Change Risks and Opportunities in the NWT

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Next Steps

Your feedback will be used by the GNWT to inform a territory-wide Climate Risk and Opportunities Assessment. A What We Heard report with findings will be released after completion.

Next Steps

Your feedback will be used by the GNWT to inform a territory-wide Climate Risk and Opportunities Assessment. A What We Heard report with findings will be released after completion.

  • Indigenous and scientific knowledge tells us that the climate is changing quickly in the world because of specific human activities such as burning fossil fuels (e.g. natural gas, gasoline, oil, coal); deforestation; intense livestock production, waste and our way of consuming a lot of goods. 

    Indigenous, local and scientific knowledge tells us that our climate is changing quickly and dramatically in the North. The Arctic is warming up to three to four time faster than the rest of the world. This contributes to:

    • More frequent and intense extreme weather events (e.g. wildfires, floods, heat waves, violent storms)
    • Significant changes in the environment (less sea ice, changes in wildlife population and migration patterns, permafrost thaw, shorter winter)

    This survey aims to better understand how climate change is impacting your life as a Northern resident. Your answers will be valuable and used by the GNWT to inform a territory-wide Climate Risk and Opportunities Assessment (the Assessment). The Assessment will help the GNWT identify shared adaptation priorities for the NWT to prepare and adapt to these changes.

    This survey will take about 15-20 min to complete.

    If you enter your contact info at the end of the survey, you will participate in a prize draw.  The prize package includes: 

    • A programmable thermostat 
    • A 10-watt foldable solar panel

    Personal information contained on this form is collected under section 40(c)(i) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to respond to your request. If you have any questions in relation to the information collected on this form please contact the Senior Climate Adaptation and Outreach, Aïda Nciri, by phone at 867-767-9236, ext. 53193 by email at ClimateChange@gov.nt.ca, or by mail at P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT, X1A 2L9.

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