ArcticNorth Consulting was established by James Ford, PhD, and Tristan Pearce, PhD, to assist communities, businesses, and industry adapt to a changing climate. Dr. Ford and Dr. Pearce are award-winning scientists with extensive experience working with communities, governments, NGOs, and First Nations groups across Canada and internationally on climate change vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.
Website produced by Dr. James Ford and other researchers at McGill University. The group is largely concerned with the integration of social, physical, and health sciences, and local/indigenous knowledge in climate change vulnerability and adaptation research.
This site is hosted by NOAA Coastal Services Center and is used by state and local officials nationwide to see what their colleagues are doing in terms of adaptation. The site also includes basic climate change information useful for outreach efforts.
A collaborative program with the goal of promoting the well-being, security and sustainability of coastal communities in the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the face of climate change, by bringing these regions together to take action on mitigation and adaptation.