Arctic Report July 21, 2017

Report Contains:
Notes from the United State Arctic Research Commission’s 107th Meeting
Highlights from the 7th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations
Icebreaker Amendment Voted Down – House Appropriations Committee Homeland Security Appropriations FY2018 Markup
America’s Arctic Economic Ambitions: Opportunities and Limitations – Center for Strategic and International Studies
Hearing on Opening ANWR to Drilling – House Committee on Natural Resources
Arctic News Roundup

Arctic Report May 5, 2017

Report Contains:
A Conversation With Admiral Paul Zukunft, USCG Commandant, Center For Strategic and International Studies
Energy In America: a Conversation with Senator Lisa Murkowski and Senator Maria Cantwell, Center For Strategic and International Studies
Hearing on Maritime and Transportation Regulatory Issues, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Arctic Research Seminar with Dr. Robert Corell – Arctic Research Consortium of The U.S.
Arctic News Roundup

Arctic Report February 1, 2017

Discussing BP’s energy development and market outlook, Spencer Dale, BP’s Chief Economist, said the company looks ahead annually at the next 20 years of energy policy. The forecasts are important because of BP’s massive energy sector investments, totaling $17 billion last year. Predicting the future is very difficult if not impossible, Dale said, but the company tries to understand the uncertainty in which it operates. With a 20-year outlook, the broad terms don’t change very much, but the questions do.

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.

Arctic Report December 1, 2016

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.

Arctic Report September 13, 2016

CSIS brought together several panels consisting of experts from the scientific, military, and international relations fields discuss the future of the Arctic as it becomes more

Commandant's Mid-term Report on the Coast Guard

June 13, 2016 – Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC This report has not yet occurred, but will be included in an upcoming issue of The Arctic Report.   — You can subscribe to receive it and all other Arctic policy stories going on in Washington, DC here. Or for more information please contact […]

Asia's Evolving Role in the Arctic

TBD – Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C. This discussion on Asia’s increasing engagement in the Arctic region has not yet occurred, but will be included in an upcoming issue of The Arctic Report.   — You can subscribe to receive it and all other Arctic policy stories going on in Washington, DC here. […]