14. Societal Aspects of Changing Cold Environments

  1. Hugh French2 and
  2. Olav Slaymaker3
  1. Gita Laidler

Published Online: 30 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950172.ch14

Changing Cold Environments: A Canadian Perspective

Changing Cold Environments: A Canadian Perspective

How to Cite

Laidler, G. (2011) Societal Aspects of Changing Cold Environments, in Changing Cold Environments: A Canadian Perspective (eds H. French and O. Slaymaker), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950172.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Ottawa, Canada

  2. 3

    University of British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699683

Online ISBN: 9781119950172

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Keywords:

  • societal aspects of changing cold environments;
  • Canada's cold environments, complex socio-ecological systems;
  • changing cold environments, influencing northern livelihoods;
  • Berkes (2008), and a knowledge–practice–belief complex;
  • adapting to change, being nothing new to Aboriginal Peoples;
  • shifting climatic variables, terrestrial foundation of permafrost;
  • Inuit organizations, national (ITK–Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami) and international;
  • Indigenous Rights, climate change threatening food security;
  • Canada, to consider the bigger picture, for mitigating climate change;
  • The Canadian North, facing unprecedented challenges

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cultural Pursuits and Indigenous Rights

  • Local and Broader Implications of Changing Sea Ice

  • Northern Governance

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion Questions

  • Some Useful Internet Sources