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Canadian doc to be screened at UN global warming conference

Toronto-based Polar Cap Productions will, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), present its new film The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning in Copenhagen during this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference. Attendance for the conference, to be held from December 7-18, is expected to include nearly 190 ministers and leaders and more than 11,000 participants worldwide. The presentation is part of the UN's 'Seal the Deal' campaign, which is calling for the creation and execution of an effective international agreement on climate change. Regarding the documentary, Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and executive director of UNEP called attention to its 'increasingly sobering scientific findings, [which provide] further stark evidence as to why governments need to Seal the Deal in Copenhagen.'
August 18, 2009

Toronto-based Polar Cap Productions will, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), present its new film The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning in Copenhagen during this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference. Attendance for the conference, to be held from December 7-18, is expected to include nearly 190 ministers and leaders and more than 11,000 participants worldwide. The presentation is part of the UN’s ‘Seal the Deal’ campaign, which is calling for the creation and execution of an effective international agreement on climate change. Regarding the documentary, Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and executive director of UNEP called attention to its ‘increasingly sobering scientific findings, [which provide] further stark evidence as to why governments need to Seal the Deal in Copenhagen.’

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