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 June 9, 2017

Report Contains:
The National Security Implication of Climate Change, Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Coast Guard Sea, Land, and Air Capabilities, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
Future of the Paris Agreement and Global Climate Change: Cooperation without U.S. Leadership, Bookings Institute
Hearing to Study Cost Reductions in Emerging Energy Technologies, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
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 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 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

Arctic Report September 7, 2016

The House subcommittees for Coast Guard & Marine Transportation and Water Resources & Environment held a joint hearing on Sept. 7 to discuss the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Coast Guard maritime navigation programs and initiatives.
The hearing focused on charting, accurate navigational aids, and the potential rise of “e-navigation.” New electronic navigation technologies could change maritime transportation functions dramatically, and also pose new risks to the system.

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 […]

Department of Homeland Security FY2017 Budget Request

February 2016 – Washington, D.C. During the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing to review the FY2017 budget request and funding justification for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Secretary Jeh Johnson testified that the budget request calls for $40.6 billion in appropriated funds (compared to $41 billion in FY2016), but with an increase in total spending authority to $66.8 billion (compared to $64.8 billion in […]