The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published a white paper titled "China's Arctic Policy" on Friday. China is an important stakeholder in Arctic affairs.
Polar and Ocean Portal is builded by scholars all around the world who are interested in polar and ocean issues.
German policymakers and researchers are becoming more active in Arctic issues and in so doing are not only creating networks with international actors in the Arctic, but increasingly also building collaborations within the world of German science, politics, and society. In view of the challenges that face the Arctic, it is essential for all actors to intensify their engagement. For ultimately, thanks to the interconnectedness of the global climate system, the changes happening in the Arctic are not limited to the far north; rather, consequences such as alterations in weather patterns have the potential to affect those of us in the middle latitudes as well.