January 17, 2011

The Future of Arctic: Conflict or Cooperation?

Chatham House, Chatham House

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The forces of climate change and globalization are transforming the Arctic, tight-ening the links between this seemingly remote region and the world at large with regard to matters of environmental protection, sustainable development, and the pursuit of peace. This has triggered an explosion of both popular and scholarly interest in the far north.

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TAGGED: Arctic, Arctic Ocean


May 11, 2012
The Coming Arms Race for Oil in the Arctic
Bob Reiss, Fortune
The race for oil in the Arctic is on. As the polar ice cap retreats, energy companies are looking north for a potentially huge new source of crude supply. In April, Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Russian oil giant Rosneft announced a... more ››