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

Fact SheetOffice of the SpokespersonWashington, DCSeptember 1, 2015 Global leaders convened at GLACIER to highlight international and domestic priorit

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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,

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2015-09-03

World Economic Forum: Demystifying the Arctic

Executive Summary To this day, the general public thinks of the Arctic in visions of unspoiled ocean and landscapes, expansive ice, clean water, uniqu

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2015-08-13

IMO Polar Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters

A historic milestone for marine safety and the protection of Arctic people and the marine environment in polar waters will be reached when the Interna

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2015-08-12

Three strikes for the President Obama's climate change plan

President Barack Obama has a new plan to fight global warming, and science is on his side, isn't it? No, not exactly. But wait, calculations show the

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2015-08-06

Obama doubles down on climate rule

The Obama administration on Sunday unveiled a tougher climate change rule for power plants, demanding that generators cut their carbon dioxide output

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2015-08-05

Egill Thor Nielsson and Bjarni Mar Magnusson:The Arctic five strike again

July 30, 2015 - 6:51am - By Egill Thor Nielsson and Dr Bjarni Mar MagnussonOn July 16 the so-called ‘Arctic five’ countries signed a “Declaration conc

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2015-08-05

You Can't Have Your Baked Alaska and Eat It Too

Victoria Herrmann Today, the phrase ‘Arctic energy’ has become synonymous with snowy oil rigs, icy ocean exploration, and Greenpeace activists. The re

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2015-06-25

The Arctic Paradox and Russia's energy policy

Through its use of the Arctic, Russia tries to fortify the idea that it is a global Energy Superpower, writes Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen. The Arctic arouses

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2015-06-25

I'm standing between Shell and the Arctic. Join me

Today, First Nations artist and activist Audrey Siegl stood on a small boat, bravely confronting Shell's 300-foot-tall Arctic drilling platform in Can

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2015-06-25