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New Op-Ed Column of the Polar Institute

Hosted on the Wilson Center website, Polar Points is a new collection of editorials and opinion pieces exploring the central policy issues of the Arctic and Antarctic regions. The views and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect positions of the Polar Institute.


No. 1 | Building the Broadband Bridge Between Arctic Providers and Peoples

Global Fellow Tina Pidgeon reflects on takeaways from the Arctic Resilience Forum's session on Broadband Connectivity. She illuminates the need for people-based communications, rate sensitivity and humble listening in bridging the broadband accessibility gap.

No. 2 | Introducing the Arctic Infrastructure Inventory

Arctic Infrastructure Inventory staff, including Taylor Poole, Taylor Holshouser and Jack Durkee, describe the aspirations and limitations of the Polar Institute's marquee initiative.

No. 3 | A Global Arctic Order Under Threat? An Agenda for American Leadership in the North

Dr. Andreas Raspotnik and Dr. Andreas Østhagen of the Arctic Institute provide context to current tensions in Arctic geopolitics, as well as a suggested course of action for the new Biden Administration.