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Lessons from an Arctic community’s winter of extreme events

Lessons from an Arctic community’s winter of extreme events


From November 2021 to April 2022, the community of Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River) in Nunavut, Canada was slammed with thirty-three days of blizzard conditions, more than any winter since at least 1978-1979. Blustery storm after storm caused drifted snow to bury roads and homes, and cut off the community from vital services, such as water delivery and food delivery. Broken equipment hampered snow removal efforts, further compounding the impacts of the storms, and the community declared a state of emergency.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
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