The Arctic Dialogue is put to the test

The Arctic Dialogue is put to the test

In less than six weeks, four of the Arctic states have rolled out or will roll out their High North strategies. There are great...
A red alert for the future Arctic

A red alert for the future Arctic

Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod was right when he issued a “red alert” in November and called for an urgent national debate on the...
How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

Having functioning Arctic shipping insurance is a fundamental step toward safety and development in the Arctic. However, substantial uncertainty around polar maritime risk and...
Trump should reverse Obama’s ban on Arctic offshore energy development

Trump should reverse Obama’s ban on Arctic offshore energy development

The last-minute decision by President Obama to indefinitely ban any future offshore energy activity in the U.S. Arctic should be reversed by President Trump,...
Scientists respond to claim, from Trump climate policy adviser, that Arctic changes are cyclical

Scientists respond to claim, from Trump climate policy adviser, that Arctic...

President-elect Donald Trump has often claimed climate change is a hoax.The man he selected to lead the transition for the Environmental Protection Agency and...
Missile defense and the danger of ignoring diplomacy

Missile defense and the danger of ignoring diplomacy

At a remote site in Interior Alaska, 40 rockets in underground silos stand ready for launch, each topped with small spacecraft that could be...
Alaska needs to join movement to honor non-binding terms of Paris pact

Alaska needs to join movement to honor non-binding terms of Paris...

Since Alaska has been heating up twice as fast as the Lower 48 and has visible signs of permafrost melting and rapidly shrinking glaciers,...
Teach code to Arctic children to empower a new generation

Teach code to Arctic children to empower a new generation

The Arctic should teach its kids to code.In Barack Obama’s words, “In the new economy, computer science isn’t an optional skill – it’s a...
Busting the 2,000-acre myth about drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Busting the 2,000-acre myth about drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

The recent Republican tax bill, signed into law by President Trump, calls for two oil and gas lease sales in the Arctic National Wildlife...
The Arctic Council deserves a Nobel Peace Prize

The Arctic Council deserves a Nobel Peace Prize

A lot of instability has been inserted into the international system in the past few months, along with questioning about the Western world’s commitment...