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Future Histories of Whitehorse: Scenarios of Change

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2010

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Hennessey, R., and Streicker, J., 2010, Future Histories of Whitehorse: Scenarios of Change: Northern Climate ExChange, Yukon Research Centre, Yukon College: Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, p. 39-39.

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Climate change is an increasing concern for Yukon and its communities. Many observable changes have occurred across the Territory over the past fifty years, especially an increase in the annual temperature and precipitation of the Western Arctic. The potential outcomes of changing climate have raised subsequent concerns for Yukon residents including a shifting distribution of country foods, the thaw of permafrost, changing landscape conditions, drought, and a host of other regional vulnerabilities. In response to this growing concern about climate change, the Northern Climate ExChange submitted a proposal to the Northern Strategy Trust in 2007 to develop and implement adaptation plans in three Yukon communities: Dawson, Whitehorse [...]

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