Why freezing the Arctic Council is bad news for global security

Why freezing the Arctic Council is bad news for global security

For the past quarter-century, the Arctic has been a unique zone of cooperation among the eight countries of the high north: Canada, Denmark, Finland,...
It’s time for an Arctic Council 2.0

It’s time for an Arctic Council 2.0

For eight years since anonymous “little green men” from Russia invaded Crimea, the Arctic Council has continued to operate under the illusion of the...
Bringing woolly mammoths back from extinction might not be such a bad idea — ethicists explain

Bringing woolly mammoths back from extinction might not be such a...

U.S. startup Colossal Biosciences has announced plans to bring woolly mammoths, or animals like them, back from extinction and into the frosty landscape of...
US-Russia cooperation on an Arctic methane agreement could improve relations — and slow climate change

US-Russia cooperation on an Arctic methane agreement could improve relations —...

With relations between the United States and Russia at one of their lowest points in many years, the summit between Presidents Joe Biden and...
Cooperation in the Arctic offers a model for US-Russia cooperation elsewhere

Cooperation in the Arctic offers a model for US-Russia cooperation elsewhere

When Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet in Geneva next week, underlying their discussion will be the question of how the two rival...
Why Arctic ministers must go further than the IMO’s weak heavy fuel oil ban

Why Arctic ministers must go further than the IMO’s weak heavy...

In November 2020, a decade after the Arctic Council first concluded that oil spills are the greatest risk posed by shipping, the International Maritime...
How you can help shape the next cycle of federal Arctic research funding

How you can help shape the next cycle of federal Arctic...

The U.S. Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee recently released a draft Arctic Research Plan for public comment. This plan identifies priorities for the next...
We need renewed dialogue among security forces in the Arctic  

We need renewed dialogue among security forces in the Arctic  

With each year, the risks of confrontation in the Arctic grow due to an increased presence of military forces, more commercial activity, and environmental...
Leading in the Arctic begins at home

Leading in the Arctic begins at home

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 media channels...
How the Biden administration can most effectively re-engage in Arctic diplomacy

How the Biden administration can most effectively re-engage in Arctic diplomacy

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...