Asia and the Pacific, Europe, North America, Russia and Eurasia
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.
Dark Clouds Gather over Greenland's Mining Ambitions
January 16, 2015, Tim Boersma and Kevin Foley
Following-up on their September 2014 report, The Greenland Gold Rush: Promise and Pitfalls of Greenland's Energy and Mineral Resources, Tim Boersma and Kevin Foley look at how recent developments have impacted Greenland's mining prospects.
Energy and Environment
Energy and Climate
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
March 25, 2014, Fred Dews
March 24, 2014, Charles K. Ebinger, John P. Banks and Alisa Schackmann
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