Arctic Report April 21st, 2017

Arctic Update for April 10-21, 2017
Report Contains:

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

Arctic Report March 31, 2017

The North American Arctic: Building a Vision for Regional Collaboration – The Wilson Center

hearing to Examine the United States’ Increasing Dependence on Foreign Sources of Minerals and Opportunities to Rebuild and Improve the Supply Chain in the United States – Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources

Oversight Hearing on ESA Consultation Impediments to Economic Development – House Committee on Natural Resources

Hearing to Examine the Potential for Infrastructure Improvements to Create Jobs and Reduce the Cost of Living Through All-Of-The-Above Energy and Mineral Production in Alaska – Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Arctic Update March 24, 2017

Broadband: Deploying America’s 21st Century Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Report: Arctic Imperative, Reinforcing U.S Strategy on America’s Fourth Coast – Council on Foreign Relations

State of the Coast Guard: Ensuring Military, National Security, and Enforcement Capability and Readiness – Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard

Arctic Report March 17, 2017

Climate Change and the Corporate Interest: Catherine McKenna – Center for Strategic and International Studies

Roundtable Discussion – Infrastructure in Indian Country – Senate Indian Affairs Committee

Oversight Hearing Examining the Creation and Management of Marine Monuments and Sanctuaries – House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans

Oversight Hearing on Identifying Innovate Infrastructure Ideas for the National Park Service and Forest Service – House Committee on

Arctic Report January 25, 2017

U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) spoke about the new Defense Department Arctic Strategy at CSIS on Jan. 24. The unclassified version has yet to be released, but the Senator talked the audience through much of its content.
The FY16 National Defense Authorization Act required the Department of Defense to write a new Arctic military defense plan in part to respond to recent Russian activity in the region.

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