New IPCC report: Climate Change is having negative impacts on our oceans and the frozen parts of our planet

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The new special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reveals that climate is having a profound impact on both our oceans and the frozen part of our planet.

Denmark and Greenland depends on the ocean and seas that surrounds us and for health, sustainable development and many others forms of exploitation. The new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on ocean and cryosphere contains important findings and implications for Denmark and the world. The report reveals the latest science on the impacts of climate change to coastal, Polar and mountain ecosystems and people all over the world. The report also explores a range of options to adapt to climate change including human responses.

Associate Professor in International, Environmental and Energy Law Sandra Cassotta, Department of Law, Aalborg University, is Lead Author of the Report. Her contribution is on Governance and Polar issues (Arctic and Antarctic).

- It is also relevant to understand the significance it makes to have international law as a discipline incorporated in a report like this one which informs policy-makers on the status and assessment of the current situation and how to take action now, Sandra Cassotta says.

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Period4 Oct 2019

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  • Climate change
  • Law of the Sea
  • Environmental Governance