Nunavut among those failing in climate change efforts

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The territory is not ready to deal with the impacts of climate change, according to the Auditor General of Canada’s final report on Climate Change in Nunavut, presented March 13 in Iqaluit. “From reduced sea ice to warming permafrost, the impacts of climate change are visible across Nunavut,” said James McKenzie, principal director responsible for...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.