Report on melting snow and ice presented in Copenhagen today

Former Vice President Al Gore and Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre presented their global report on melting ice at a side event of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP 15) 14 December.

Melting snow and ice

The report was commissioned by Former Vice President Al Gore and Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre as they co-chaired the conference Melting Ice: Regional Dramas, Global Wake-Up Call 28 April in Tromsø. The Norwegian Polar Institute has been in charge of the report, with help from many of the world's leading scientists in the field.

 

The report can be downloaded from our publications archive Brage.

Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs Per Stig Møller and Greenland Premier Kuupik Kleist was also present at the event, to present a report on the Greenland ice sheet.