To strengthen the work of the Council by reducing vulnerability and implementing adaptation initiatives related to climate change in the Arctic, including practical community-based actions.

Recent Submissions

  • The Sea Ice Never Stops. Circumpolar Inuit Reflections on Sea Ice Use and Shipping in Inuit Nunaat. 

    Inuit Circumpolar Council (Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), 2014-12)
    This expanded survey by the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) is the product of an ongoing contribution to the Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment (AMSA) conducted by the Arctic Council. An earlier scoping report, The Sea Ice ...
  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Arctic 

    Njåstad, Birgit; Kelman, Ilan; Rosenberg, Stein (Norwegian Polar Institute, 2009)
    This document constitutes the final report of the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group’s project on Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Arctic (VACCA). The VACCA project was initiated ...
  • Arctic Marine Transport Workshop 

    Brigham, Lawson; Ellis, Ben (Institute of the North, U.S.; Arctic Research Commission; International Arctic Science Committee., 2004)
    Amid growing interest and concern over the rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic, experts in Arctic marine transport, international marine safety, as well as researchers of sea ice and climate change met at the ...