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Climate change talk in Scotland

ICC in Scotland

The president of Inuit Circumpolar Council Greenland, Aqqaluk Lynge, is in these days travelling to Scotland. Invited by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society Aqqaluk Lynge will give speeches at different venues, among others at Edinburgh University where he will speak about the international co-operation among Inuit and about climate change impact for Arctic peoples.

Meeting with minister

During his stay in Edinburgh Aqqaluk Lynge will also meet with the Climate Change Minister of Scotland, Stewart Stevensen, who wants to hear about the ICC co-operation and Arctic Council amd the impact of the climate changes Arctic peoples' lives and conditions.

Earlier this year, the Scottish Parliament adopted a government proposal on 42% reduction of green house gas emmission before year 2020. Scotland has the most ambitious climate goals in the World.

Geoscience and Social Science

Royal Scottish Geographical Society is an organization which promotes the knowledge on geography and promotes an understanding of the natural environment and human societies through education.