Ice cube exhibition
17 Dec 2009
18 Dec 2009
Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen
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Two giant ice-blocks are displayed on the stand. The first one, which includes a European flag, melts at a slower pace, illustrating the results of climate change when action is taken to cut CO2 emissions and use energy more efficiently: the ice still melts and water levels rise, but the effects remain manageable and life can continue. The second ice-block melts at a much faster rate, resulting in a dramatic rise in sea levels and a significant impact on our living conditions. This scenario represents a world in which no action has been taken against climate change.
The EEA's Executive Director, Professor Jacqueline McGlade, will discuss the implications of this issue with the organisers (Thursday 17th at 16.30).
Organiser: European Commission (DG COMM)
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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