Category: YAR & Features
- Future of Northern Cooperation: Legal and Political Issues
Dr. Natalia Loukacheva, Polar Law Program, University of Akureyri.
- Economies in the North
Dr. Lee Huskey, Department of Economics, University of Alaska Anchorage and Zaneta Ozolina, Head of Department of Political Science, University of Latvia.
- Energy Issues
Academic Director Dr. Björn Gunnarsson, School of Renewable Energy Science and Peter G. Johnson, PhD, Arctic Scientist, Ottawa.
- Northern Sea Routes
Ragnar Baldursson, Senior Arctic Official of Iceland and Steven Bigras, Executive Director Canadian Polar Commission.
- Climate Change - Northern Security/ies
Dr. Lassi Heininen, University of Lapland and Susan A. Crate, Assistant Professor, George Mason University, Fairfax.
Where in the Arctic the E.U. Should Invest
Where in the Arctic the E.U. Should Invest
The European Union is prepared to invest in Arctic communities, but such a move will be worthwhile only if Arctic actors engage with Brussels, write regional experts Andreas Østhagen, Trond Haukanes and Kiira Keski-Nirva.As the European Union keeps reinvigorating its[…]
Arctic Economic Council Delegation Meets...
Arctic Economic Council Delegation Meets in Russia for First Time
A session of the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) took place on February 8 in St. Petersburg in the run-up to the ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ 4th International Arctic Forum. The session marks the first time an AEC delegation has met[…]
16 APPLICATE Partners Join Efforts to Im...
16 APPLICATE Partners Join Efforts to Improve Arctic Climate and Weather Prediction
Representatives from the 16 partner organisations of the EU Horizon 2020-funded APPLICATE project have just wrapped up their two-day kickoff meeting at Klimahaus (Climate House) in Bremerhaven, Germany. The goal of the consortium is to colalborate to improve climate and[…]
‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue&rsq...
‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ Programme Now Available
The programme of the ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ 4th International Arctic Forum is now available. The Forum will take place in Arkhangelsk, Russia, on March 29–30, 2017.The programme, which focuses on the topic ‘People and the Arctic’, offers over 40 events, including[…]
A Pathway to Better Collaboration Betwee...
A Pathway to Better Collaboration Between Northern Leaders
The decision by the U.S. and Canada to ban offshore oil development in much of their Arctic waters drew cheers from conservationists, but angered northern leaders – a reminder of why greater collaboration is critical, says Nils Andreassen, of the[…]
It’s the End of the Arctic as We K...
It’s the End of the Arctic as We Know It, but Not the End of the World
As the region undergoes wrenching transformations caused by climate change, it’s time to ask what sort of Arctic we want to have, says Douglas Clark, coauthor of the Arctic Council’s recently released Arctic Resilience Report.We´ve known for decades that the[…]
2016 Post-Season Sea Ice Outlook Report ...
2016 Post-Season Sea Ice Outlook Report released
The Sea Ice Prediction Network (SIPN) has released the 2016 Post-Season Sea Ice Outlook (SIO) Report, now available online. This post-season report was developed by the 2016 Sea Ice Outlook Action Team, which convened mid-October though December 2016, and the Sea[…]
Live streaming of Arctic Frontiers is av...
Live streaming of Arctic Frontiers is available
The Arctic Frontiers conference, which is discussing the gaps in knowledge about the Arctic, is currently being held in Tromso, Norway, from 22 until 27 January. The live streaming is avalable online in both English and Russian. The speakers include the highest[…]
Last Chance To Save with an Early-Bird T...
Last Chance To Save with an Early-Bird Ticket to 10th Arctic Shipping Summit
£160 early bird discount is available until Friday, 20th January 2017. ACI’s 10th Arctic Shipping Summit will take place 8-9th March, 2017 in Montréal, Canada.The two-day conference will consist of a number of informative presentations followed by interactive Q&A sessions, panel[…]
Arctic Energy Summit 2017: Call for Expr...
Arctic Energy Summit 2017: Call for Expressions of Interest
The deadline for the expressions of interests for the 2017 Arctic Energy Summit has been extended to January 31, 2017. The 4th biennial 2017 Arctic Energy Summit is taking place in Helsinki, Finland, September 18-20. The event is a multi-disciplinary event[…]