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Climate Solutions

This page features our published Climate Solutions work, including adaptation plans for NWT communities, a series of posters about how climate change is affecting the north, and many written reports on a variety of climate change topics.

Climate Action Training

A web-based education opportunity for NWT residents looking to gain knowledge, skills, and resources to help face the climate crisis. This resource consists of six, 90 minute webinar recordings.

Northern Adaptation Guides

Plain-language, fully illustrated infrastructure guides created to help northerners adapt to the changing climate. Available in English, French, and Inuktitut.

Summer of Smoke

Born out of the devastating 2014 NWT wildfire season, this project involved a research study and short film, both looking into the health effects of the fire season.

Carbon Pricing Discussion Paper

This discussion paper covers examples of carbon pricing and outlines recommendations for the NWT. This was published to aid decision makers and inform the public on carbon pricing.

Integrating Climate Change Measures

This report describes how climate change is affecting northern communities and describes a process for integrating these considerations into existing municipal planning processes.

Biodiesel Project

A report investigating the feasibility of transforming waste oil from Yellowknife restaurants into biodiesel for use in heating buildings.

Fort McPherson Adaptation Planning Project

Multiple documents relating to adaption planning in Fort McPherson/Tetl'it Zheh. The plan highlights 40 recommended adaptations for the community.

Tsiigehtchic Adaptation Planning Project

Multiple documents relating to adaption planning in Tsiigetchic. The plan highlights 34 recommended adaptations for the community.

Preparing for Climate Change – Posters

This series of posters highlights the main impacts of climate change on northern communities, including impacts on buildings, food security, transportation,drainage and flooding.

Navigating the Waters of Change

This paper assess the potential impacts of climate change on water and wastewater systems in the NWT. It outlines actions to increase the capacity of communities to respond to these changes.