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Arctic Update for April 10-21, 2017
ARCUS Research Seminar Series Talk by Mia Bennett on Social and Economic Impacts of Arctic Transportation Infrastructure – Arctic Research Consortium of The U.S
Russian Foreign Policy – Council on Foreign Relations
Carbon Pricing and the future of global climate cooperation – Brookings Institute
Arctic News Roundup
Alaska State Arctic Policy Advisor Craig Fleener spoke at the Arctic Research Commission of the U.S. headquarters about how he sees future Arctic policy and research.
The participants in this panel discussion were Frank Verrastro, Senior Vice President & Chair for Energy and Geopolitics at CSIS, Christi Tezak, Managing Director for ClearView Energy Partners LLC, Adam Sieminski, Administrator for the U.S. Energy Information Administration, and Todd Stern, former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change.
Speaking at ARCUS in Washington, D.C. about rapid sea-ice changes in the Arctic, Dr. Hajo Eicken said the region is now the scene of increased uncertainty, poses higher risks for users, and will see greater impacts on its local communities, especially from increased maritime activity.
He stressed the importance of prediction networks, which can work from a variety of time scales ranging from a week or less to several months.
The Arctic Research Consortium of the United States hosted a panel discussion open to the public in conjunction with the Arctic Science Ministerial. The panel focused on citizen engagement and education about Arctic research and research improvements.
In his opening statement, Sen. Sullivan (R-AK) discussed what has been happening in Alaska. Already a huge amount of Alaska’s waters falls under federal jurisdiction. Given the extent of Alaska’s … Read More
April 7, 2016 – Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. In her opening statement, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) said her committee had not conducted a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) direct … Read More
March 31, 2016 – ARCUS DC Office, Washington, D.C. The ARCUS Arctic Research Seminar Series held a seminar on the new ways of collecting and integrating critical environmental intelligence to … Read More