Could an Arctic agreement revolutionize global trade?

Could an Arctic agreement revolutionize global trade?

The World Economic Forum recently calculated a 1 trillion dollar untapped investment potential in one of the planet’s most environmentally vulnerable and critical regions...
The First Frontier: Creating a climate displacement fund for displaced Alaska communities

The First Frontier: Creating a climate displacement fund for displaced Alaska...

Alaska needs a climate displacement fund, or it risks the lives of its indigenous communities.The world’s first climate change refugees may not only be...
The Week Ahead: Tension and tranquility

The Week Ahead: Tension and tranquility

When it comes to military matters, determining where the tension of the Baltic and North Atlantic ends and the tranquility of the Arctic begins...
Arctic innovators: Training a new generation of leaders

Arctic innovators: Training a new generation of leaders

The public conversation about the Arctic, as reflected in global news coverage, often gets stuck on the dramatic, even dire, new challenges the region—and...
In 1945, the North Pole was a powerful global symbol. It’s even more potent today.

In 1945, the North Pole was a powerful global symbol. It’s...

NEW YORK — The Uber driver slid onto Columbus Avenue, where not a single moving car blocked our path on a street that normally...
Welcome to ArcticToday

Welcome to ArcticToday

Dear Reader,We are pleased to bring you this new, expanded platform for our Arctic coverage. You’ve known us as Arctic Now, a circumpolar news...
The real question on China’s new Arctic policy will be how the Arctic responds

The real question on China’s new Arctic policy will be how...

So, finally, it is official. China is a “Near-Arctic State,” according to itself. One with great plans, ambitions and the wealth to back them...
How to read China’s newly released Arctic policy

How to read China’s newly released Arctic policy

China has been an active player in the Arctic for years now, sending an icebreaker towards the North Pole, opening a research station on Svalbard when the Concorde...
The Week Ahead: Drones, China and bears

The Week Ahead: Drones, China and bears

Before drones became ubiquitous, the Arctic, with its wide-open spaces on the ground and in the skies, was pitched as an ideal place for...
The Week Ahead: Conference edition

The Week Ahead: Conference edition

On the conference circuit, the scope of your worldview will determine whether your attention settles on one of three locations this week: Davos, Switzerland;...