A crew from CBC News: The National visited Rigolet, Nunatsiavut to learn from people in the community about the ways in which a changing climate and environment were impacting their lives, livelihoods, and wellbeing.
Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo discussed the longer-term impacts of climate change on mental health with Anna Maria Tremonti on CBC’s The Current.
In an interview for CBC’s Quirks & Quarks, Ashlee Cunsolo spoke about climate change and mental health research in Nunatsiavut conducted by the Inuit Mental Health Adaptation to Climate Change project team. Listen…
David Sukuki wrote about grief in the face of climate change and featured our work in Nunatsiavut, Labrador.
Tyler Hamilton wrote an article for the Toronto Star examining the many complex facets related to climate change and mental health, and featured our work in Nunatsiavut, Labrador.
Sabrina Fabian of CBC News interviewed Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo and community members from Rigolet, Nunatsiavut to learn about the ways in which climate change is impacting mental wellbeing in this community.
Coinciding with COP21, this report released through Adjacent Government describes findings from multi-year Inuit-led research in the North on climate change and mental health.
Read about the updated report, “Mental Health and Our Changing Climate,” released by the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica.
- Cunsolo, A. and Ellis, N. (2018). Ecological grief as a mental health response to climate change-related loss. Nature Climate Change (invited Perspective piece), 8: 275-281.
- *Petrasek MacDonald, J., Cunsolo Willox, A., Ford, J., Baikie, M., Shiwak, I., Wood, M., the IMHACC Team, and the Rigolet Inuit Community Government (2015). Youth-*Identified Protective factors in a Changing Climate: Perspectives from Inuit Youth in Nunatsiavut, Labrador. Social Science and Medicine, 133-141. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.07.017
- Cunsolo Willox, A., Stephenson, E., Allen, J., Bourque, F., Drossos, A., ElgarÃ¸y, S., Kral, M., Mauro, I., Moses, J., Pearce, T., Petrasek MacDonald, J., and Wexler, L. (2014). Â Examining Relationships between Climate Change and Mental Health in the Circumpolar North? Regional Environmental Change. doi:Â 10.1007/s10113-014-0630.
- Cunsolo Willox, A., Harper, S., Ford, J.D., Edge, V., Landman, K., Houle, K., Blake, S. and Wolfrey, C. (2013). Climate Change and Mental Health:Â An Exploratory Case Study from Rigolet, Nunatsiavut, Labrador. Climatic Change. Â doi: 10.1007/s10584-013-0875-4. Click here for paper.
- Cunsolo Willox, A., Harper, S., Edge, V., Landman, K., Houle, K., Ford, J., and the Rigolet Inuit Community Government (2013). â€˜The Land Enriches the Soul:â€™ On Environmental Change, Affect, and Emotional Health and Well-Being in Nunatsiavut, Canada. Emotion, Space, and Society, special issue on Ecology and Emotion, 6, 14-24. doi: 10.1016/j.emospa.2011.08.005). (Listed by Scopus as Top 25 Hottest Articles for the journal in 2012; top five most-downloaded article. Ranked most-downloaded article in 2016 for the journal).
- Cunsolo Willox, A., Harper, S., Ford, J., Landman, K., Houle, K., Edge, V., and the Rigolet Inuit Community Government (2012). â€œFrom this Place and of this Placeâ€: Climate Change, Health, and Place in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut, Canada. Social Sciences and Medicine, 75(3), 538-547. Click here for paper. (Listed as one of the Top 20 in the field in October 2013).
SPEAKING & OTHER MEDIA
In September of 2015, Ashlee participated in a phone-in conference discussion on Grief and Climate Change as part of an initiative, The World in Which We Occur.
Watch Ashlee’s talk at the ASI 2016 on the ways in which ecological grief manifests within a changing climate in the North.