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 19, 2017

Report Contains:
The Future of Energy in America, American Council for Capital Formation
Hearing on Maritime Transportation and Administration, Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure
Overview Week of the Arctic and North by North, Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting
Fairbanks Declaration Overview, Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting
Arctic News Roundup

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 January 17, 2017

Dr. Amy Merten, Chair of the Arctic Council’s Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) Working Group and Chief of the Spatial Data Branch in NOAA’s Office of Response & Restoration, spoke about the working group’s accomplishments during an online seminar.
One of six Arctic Council working groups, EPPR addresses prevention, preparedness, response, and search and rescue (SAR) efforts for Arctic environmental emergencies, all with the goal of protecting the Arctic environment from pollution.

Council on Foreign Relations Expert Discussion on National Security Risks in the Changing Arctic

June 9, 2016 – Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC Speakers: Mark F. BrzezinskiExecutive Director, Arctic Executive Steering Committee, The White House Lisa Murkowski, Chairman, Energy and Natural Resources Committee, U.S. Senate (R-AK) Robert J. Papp Jr., Special Representative to the Arctic, U.S. Department of State This webinar on Next Generation Ecosystems Experiments-Arctic as a Case Study  […]

Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2016

June 9, 2016 – The Newseum, Washington, DC The Arctic Report will report on the following panels, in addition to parts of other panels: Closing the Loop on Trash: A Call to Action Local Voices and Traditional Knowledge for a Sustainable Arctic Economy   — You can subscribe to receive it and all other Arctic […]

Arctic Economic Development Forum

April 6, 2016 – Wilson Center, Washington, DC The Wilson Center’s Polar Initiative and Institute of the North co-hosted a forum that addressed the potential for Arctic economic development, the barriers in regional development facing the Arctic, and the paths toward greater economic prosperity in the far north.  The goal of the forum was to […]

Pacific North American Arctic Leaders Forum

March 3, 2016 – Senate Russell Building, Washington, D.C. The Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) Arctic Caucus held a high-level Round-table on the North American Arctic with the Alaska Congressional Delegation, along with other speakers from the Pacific Northwest, to give their insight on the North American Arctic. The event was moderated by Matt Morrison, Executive Director of PNWER and featured the […]

National Security Challenges and Ice breaking Operations in the Arctic

January 13, 2016 – Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) held a high-level discussion in partnership with the U.S. Senate Arctic Caucus that examined the U.S.’s icebreaking capabilities in the Polar Regions, as well as identified emerging national security challenges specific to the Arctic.  The […]