Why climate policy makers should listen more carefully to the Arctic’s Indigenous peoples

Why climate policy makers should listen more carefully to the Arctic’s...

While the global spotlight has placed climate change on many regional and national agendas, it’s easy to overlook smaller scale efforts to adapt and...
How our new virtual world can empower the Arctic

How our new virtual world can empower the Arctic

Sighing deeply over coffee, my friend lamented that 2020 has so far been the “year of cancelation ‘on all levels’” — from small birthday...
A renaissance in Arctic film and television

A renaissance in Arctic film and television

Armed horsemen, resembling grayish, black shadows emerge from a porcelain-white haze. The horsemen descend on a Norwegian village, engulfing it in flames, amidst a...
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...
What the Biden administration can do to help build a more just and resilient Arctic

What the Biden administration can do to help build a more...

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...
Why the US needs polar security cutters for the 21st century

Why the US needs polar security cutters for the 21st century

U.S. polar icebreakers are again in the news with a decision earlier this month to withdraw funding for new polar ships from the federal...
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...
Climate plan or no, don’t expect Alaska to stop drilling for new oil and gas

Climate plan or no, don’t expect Alaska to stop drilling for...

Alaska is a leader in contributing to climate change. It is not about to become a leader in fighting climate change. Yes, a 22-member group...
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...
Canada’s genocide: The case of the Ahiarmiut

Canada’s genocide: The case of the Ahiarmiut

As a human rights scholar, I have long argued that Canada committed cultural genocide against Indigenous peoples. But recently, I’ve come to conclude, in...