The Arctic Economic Development Forum is taking place today, Wednesday, April 6 at The Wilson Center in Washington, DC. This unique event is co-hosted by the Alaska-based Institute of the North and The Wilson Center.
Arctic Economic Development Forum April 6, The Wilson Center
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- Arctic Sea Ice Outlook (SIO) Post-Season... Arctic Sea Ice Outlook (SIO) Post-Season Report! The full report and highlights are available at: https://www.arcus.org/sipn/sea-ice-outlook/2017/post-season.The organizers thank the groups and individuals that contributed to the 2017 Sea Ice Outlook; there were a total of 106 submissions of pan-Arctic September extent forecasts, with 33 in June, 36[…]
- Polar Climate Change - Call for Paper Polar Climate Change - Call for Paper Advances in Polar Science (APS) will publish a special issue with the theme ‘Polar Climate Change: Driving Processes, Extreme Events, and Global Linkages’ as a lasting outcome of the workshop, held in October 2017 at Hohai University, Nanjing, China. This[…]
- Yamal LNG project begins gas exports Yamal LNG project begins gas exports On Friday December 8 th President Vladimir Putin launched the first loading of liquefied natural gas at $27 billion Yamal LNG project. This project will allow Russia to fulfill a plan to double its share of the global LNG market[…]
- The SDGs in the Arctic – Local and... The SDGs in the Arctic – Local and Global Perspectives On Friday 1 December 2017, Mr. Anders Samuelsen, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Denmark, and Ms. Suka K. Frederiksen, Minister of Independence, Foreign Affairs and Agriculture Greenland, in partnership with the Arctic Economic Council and planned together[…]
- Why a South Korean shipping group has ju... Why a South Korean shipping group has just become the first non-Arctic member of the Arctic Economic Council A South Korean shipping association has become the first non-Arctic member of the Arctic Economic Council, underscoring Seoul's efforts to establish an Arctic economic rim that would benefit the country's shipping and energy interests.The Korea Shipowners' Association, a lobby group[…]
- EU's Strategy on Adaptation to Clim... EU's Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change A public consultation to evaluate the EU's Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change was launched on Thursday afternoon and is available in 23 languages.https://ec.europa.eu/clima/consultations/evaluation-eus-strategy-adaptation-climate-change_enThe consultation will remain open until 1 March 2018, with a public meeting organised for the 23[…]
- CAFF-IASC Science Policy Fellowship Call... CAFF-IASC Science Policy Fellowship Call for Applications In partnership with APECSAs two international organizations based in Akureyri, Iceland, the Conservation of Flora and Fauna (CAFF) and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), are teaming up together and with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) to[…]
- Have a joyful Holiday Time - regards fro... Have a joyful Holiday Time - regards from the EDU-Arctic project team! The Edu-Arctic project, www.edu-arctic.eu is reaching out and sending warm wishes to all. Watch the EDU-ARCTIC Christmas VIDEO! We hope you’ll enjoy it and – most of all – that all the good wishes will come true!
- A special issue of Advances in Atmospher... A special issue of Advances in Atmospheric Sciences presents new research efforts towards a predictive understanding of Arctic climate change and its linkage with Eurasian mid-latitude climate and weather. In recent decades, Arctic warming has amplified markedly and sea ice has shrunk drastically, leading to an emergent forcing that possibly drives anomalous atmospheric circulation and weather patterns beyond the Arctic. The special issue of Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, entitled[…]
- China sent more than a dozen vessels thr... China sent more than a dozen vessels through the Arctic this year Chinese shipping companies have sent a dozen vessels through the waters of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in 2017, compared to five vessels the previous year. This is the largest fleet of non-Russian flagged vessels to ever operate on the[…]