Climate change on the agenda in Illinois and Wisconsin

The Norwegian Embassy organized seminars on “Climate Change in the Arctic: Global Implications,” in Chicago, Ilinois and Racine, Wisconsin on Sept. 29. The discussions come against a backdrop of rapid and continuing warming of climate in the Arctic as reflected by the shrinkage of the extent and thickness of Arctic sea ice, and melting of glaciers and permafrost. The conferences were held in collaboration with Clean Air-Cool Planet, the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, and Natural Resources Defense Council. The purpose of the events were to acquaint opinion leaders with the challenges and opportunities facing the United States and the international community regarding the rapidly warming Arctic climate. As the northern p
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