Global Implications of a Rapidly Changing Arctic (COP23)

Global Implications of a Rapidly Changing Arctic (COP23)

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Monday, November 6, 2017 - 13:15 to 14:45
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On 6 November 2017, the Arctic Council will host an official side event at the UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn, Germany. The event — “The global implications of a rapidly-changing Arctic” — will present the latest science on Arctic climate change and its implications for the rest of the world.


Opening speaker: Ambassador of Finland in Germany Ms. Ritva Koukku-Ronde

Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization


  • David Barber, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Monica Tennberg, University of Lapland, Finland
  • Paul Wassmann, University of Tromsø, Norway
  • Jannie Staffansson, Saami Council
  • Jason Box, National Geological Survey of Greenland and Denmark


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