The Biden administration should immediately ban heavy fuel oil in US Arctic waters

The Biden administration should immediately ban heavy fuel oil in US...

Editor's note: This op-ed is part of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our social...
A Biden administration should take immediate steps to halt oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

A Biden administration should take immediate steps to halt oil and...

Editor's note: This op-ed is part of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our social...
How a Biden administration can strengthen U.S. Arctic Security

How a Biden administration can strengthen U.S. Arctic Security

Editor's note: This op-ed is part of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our social...
President-elect Biden should take two key steps to strengthen international cooperation in the Arctic

President-elect Biden should take two key steps to strengthen international cooperation...

Editor's note: This op-ed is the first of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our...
The big banks are right to be cautious of Arctic drilling

The big banks are right to be cautious of Arctic drilling

Late last month, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a little-known agency in the Treasury Department, issued a new proposed rule that...
The Arctic: our shared responsibility

The Arctic: our shared responsibility

For many people in the world, the Arctic is a faraway place, an object of fascination and research. For many people in the Nordic...
There are alternatives to sacrificing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain

There are alternatives to sacrificing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal...

The Trump administration recently gave the final go-ahead to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which by the end of 2020 would authorize...
Can we harness the Arctic’s methane for energy?

Can we harness the Arctic’s methane for energy?

When I first saw Lake Kivu in Rwanda, I was struck not just by its dazzling beauty but also by how little activity there...
Why Arctic business development needs science — and vice versa

Why Arctic business development needs science — and vice versa

As access to Arctic regions increases so does business activity, as industries explore potential opportunities in resource extraction, technology, services, and infrastructure. Scientific studies...
Why Greenland needs to plan for future climate-driven immigration now

Why Greenland needs to plan for future climate-driven immigration now

As the climate changes, patterns of human migration will change with it. As discussed in the recent book "Migration in The Arctic: The Past,...