Here’s how Labrador Inuit are leading the way by adapting to the curveballs of climate change – CBC

Here’s how Labrador Inuit are leading the way by adapting to the curveballs of climate change – CBC

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202122 Views

Apr 15, 2021

Locally led solutions are a common element, including a shift to a green economy

During Ron Webb’s lifetime, he’s felt the force of the shifting winds of change — literally.

“The strength of it is unbelievable sometimes,” said Webb, who lives in Nain, the most northerly Inuit community on Labrador’s coast.

“We always got gales of wind, but it seems to be more now. More, and stronger.”

Strong winds play a role in Labrador’s thinning ice, an effect of climate change that’s made itself known in Inuit life and which was particularly scant this winter, causing months of travel disruptions for people living along its coastline.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/thin-ice-inuit-led-climate-change-solutions-1.5981491

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