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Options for Arctic governance in difficult weather


The Arctic continues to be transformed and impacted by global forces, from declining sea ice on the Arctic Ocean, through new summers of devastating wildland fires, to the wide-reaching political consequences of Russia's war against Ukraine.

The Arctic is also a vibrant and varied region and homeland, and marked by three decades of post Cold War efforts at strengthening circumpolar governance.

What options are there for moving Arctic governance forward, and what needs to be done first?

In this episode of The World Stage NUPI Research Professor Elana Wilson-Rowe is joined in the studio by Edward Alexander, co-chair of the Gwich'in Council International, and Jennifer Spence, who is a Senior Fellow at the Arctic Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School.