Ms Danielle Pensley1 1City of Fairbanks, Alaska, Fairbanks, United States In 2014, PFAS contamination from decades of exercises involving aqueous fire-fighting foam was found at the site of the Regional Fire Training Center in Fairbanks, Alaska. Groundwater testing over the...
  • June 18, 2019
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Mr Maruf Maruf1 1South China Sea Institute, Xiamen, China The intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts that the Arctic ice will disappear by 2025 because of global warming, which carries many significant implications for world trade, energy, security, as well...
  • June 14, 2019
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Dr Seita Romppanen1 1Law School, Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law (CCEEL), University Of Eastern Finland (UEF), Joensuu, Finland The presentation discusses the legal and regulatory questions arising under emerging scientific evidence regarding polar pollution. Both Arctic and...
  • June 14, 2019
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Dr Sabaa Ahmad Khan1, Professor Kati Kulovesi1 1School of Law, University Of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland Black carbon pollution is an important driver of climate change in the Arctic region. Most black carbon emissions entering the Arctic originate from non‐Arctic...
  • June 14, 2019
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Miss Hema Nadarajah1 1University Of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Soft law, binding or non-binding written legal instruments, have been observed to be increasing within the frontiers – regions and issue-areas that extend beyond national jurisdiction, and where governance substantively integrates...
  • June 14, 2019
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