Green Society - The Ice is Melting: The Impact of Global Warming on the Arctic and Beyond

Marie-Anne Coninsx
Ms Marie-Anne Coninsx Former EU Ambassador at Large for the Arctic (2017-2019)
Date 25/02/2021 at 18.00 - 25/02/2021 at 19.00 Where Zoom Webinar

In addition to making Wolfson greener, the Green Society organises fortnightly talks about a wide range of green issues (hosted as zoom webinars) during term time.


Marie-Anne Coninsx

Marie-Anne Coninsx is a former official of the European Union (EU), with an extensive European diplomatic career. She was the first EU Ambassador at Large for the Arctic (2017-2019) and was previously the EU's Ambassador to Canada (2013-2017), where she extensively visited the Canadian Arctic. She also previously served as the number two at the EU Delegations in New York and in Geneva, providing her with an wide-ranging experience on multilateral issues.

Her talk will give us an insight into this impressive experience and introduce the climate change challenges facing the Arctic today. She will discuss the environmental and geo-economic consequences of ice melting in the Arctic and how the many raw materials in the European Arctic could be sustainably sourced. She will also discuss Green solutions to climate change issues in the Arctic.

This is a virtual event held as a zoom webinar. Please register to attend.

As a webinar attendee, you can view the speakers' and hosts' videos and see their presentations. The Q&A facility allows you to engage with the speakers after the talk. You do not need a camera yourself, as attendee videos are not shown. More information on how to join a webinar is available here.


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