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The Arctic has reemerged as a significant policy issue, in part due to the region’s abundant energy and mineral resources. As climate change makes the Arctic more accessible, new potential maritime routes promise to reduce shipping times and costs and accelerate ties between major commercial centers. However, the increased activity suggests that the region is likely to become the subject of intensive negotiations and possible confrontation. Brookings experts examine the challenges and opportunities the region presents, discussing the environmental, political, economic and humanitarian issues that may arise.
Cormorants rest on poles in Bals-Fiord, north of the Arctic Circle, near the village of Mestervik in northern Norway (REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis).
Getting colder: Cooperating with Russia in the Arctic
February 27, 2015, Pavel K. Baev
The disruptive effects of the Ukraine crisis are being felt even in the realm of Arctic cooperation. Pavel Baev looks at the challenges that a resurgent Russia presents to governance in the high north.
Energy and Environment
Energy and Climate
January 29, 2015, Charles K. Ebinger and Heather Greenley
January 16, 2015, Tim Boersma and Kevin Foley
November 24, 2014, Michael M. Cernea and Elizabeth Ferris
October 17, 2014, Charles K. Ebinger
September 24, 2014
September 24, 2014, Tim Boersma and Kevin Foley
June 5, 2014, Charles K. Ebinger
April 11, 2014, John P. Banks and Fred Dews
March 26, 2014
March 26, 2014, Fred Dews
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