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Nunavut, Greenland and ICC leaders deliver Arctic wish list for COP21 agreement - North - CBC News


Nunavut, Greenland and ICC leaders deliver Arctic wish list for COP21 agreement - North - CBC News: Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna, Greenland Minister of Finance, Mineral Resources and Foreign Affairs Vittus Qujaukitsoq and ICC Chair Okalik Eegeesiak released a joint statement Tuesday. It coincides with Arctic Day at the Indigenous Peoples pavilion at the conference.

The leaders lay out nine points they are calling on all nations at COP21 to deliver to address the "acute impacts" the Arctic is experiencing from climate change, including stabilizing global greenhouse gas concentrations below 450 parts per million by volume to make certain global temperature increases will remain between 1.5 C and 2 C.

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