Nunavut disproportionately hurt by universal approach to carbon pricing

The Arctic environment is particular vulnerable to changes in temperature, and those changes go right to the heart of the way of life for many northerners. Warmer temperatures produce thinner sea ice, for example, which makes hunting and fishing even more perilous for the Inuit who live off the land.

It’s critical that we recognize that the unique challenges in Nunavut cannot be compared to the challenges of Canadians living south of the 60th parallel, writes Peter Taptuna. Photograph courtesy of Flickr


PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 12:00 AM

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