China's Arctic Strategy: Respect, co-operation and win-win

It has become commonplace at the annual Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavík for non-Arctic states and governments to present their Far North regiona[Full Text]

2015-11-22

Keynote Speech by Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming at the China Country Session of the Third Arctic Circle Assembly

Your Excellency President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson,Ladies and Gentlemen,The Chinese delegation is honored to hold this country session during the third [Full Text]

2015-10-18

Chinese FM spells out stance on Arctic

China's foreign minister has reiterated the principles guiding China's participation in Arctic affairs. Wang Yi said Beijing always follows respect, c[Full Text]

2015-10-18

Video Message by Foreign Minister Wang Yi At the Opening Ceremony of the Third Arctic Circle Assembly

Your Excellency President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson,Ladies and Gentlemen,At the invitation extended by President Grímsson to President Xi Jinping, China [Full Text]

2015-10-18

Russia Isn't Trying to Start a War in the Arctic — It's Just Keeping Out the Riffraff

The Arctic is heating up, and not just because of global warming. On Thursday, Norway's military chief announced plans to modernize and expand its for[Full Text]

2015-10-08

Shell abandons oil exploration in Alaska but stays in the Arctic

They came, they drilled, they withdrew. In a surprise move, the oil giant Shell this week announced a halt to exploration for oil and gas under the Ch[Full Text]

2015-10-01

US builds up Arctic spy network as Russia, China increase presence

As China and Russia boost their military presence in the resource-rich far north, U.S. intelligence agencies are scrambling to study potential threats[Full Text]

2015-09-13

Chair's Summary: Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement, and Resilience (GLACIER)

Fact SheetOffice of the SpokespersonWashington, DCSeptember 1, 2015Global leaders convened at GLACIER to highlight international and domestic prioriti[Full Text]

2015-09-05

America in the Arctic: A risk they can't refuse

When native Alaskans speak, the feeling, according to Edward Itta, is that no-one is listening.Addressing the Arctic Encounters Symposium in February,[Full Text]

2015-09-03

World Economic Forum: Demystifying the Arctic

Executive SummaryTo this day, the general public thinks of the Arctic in visions of unspoiled ocean and landscapes, expansive ice, clean water, unique[Full Text]

2015-08-13