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Arctic Climate Security Weekly Round-Up: The U.S. as an Arctic Nation

For many, the Arctic seems so remote that it may as well be on the moon. But the United States is very much an Arctic nation, and the security implications of climate change effects on the region are significant. 331 more words

Climate And Security

America’s man in the Arctic supports ‘environmentally sound’ drilling

Recently appointed as the nation’s first special representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp arrives in the region just as Russia and Canada are clamoring for a piece of its vast oil and gas reserves, and as Shell is exploring for oil in American waters. 1,859 more words