Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs watching

By |maj 7th, 2019|Arctic, Arctic Council, China, Finland, Mike Pompeo, News, Nicolás Maduro, Russia, Venezuela|

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday (6 May) that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and China’s actions there had to be watched closely as well, amid growing divisions in the polar region over global warming and access to minerals.

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Fault-lines surface in Arctic as region turns into geopolitical hotspot

By |februar 26th, 2019|Arctic Council, European Union, militarisation, News, Northern Sea Route, Norway, Russia, security and defence, United States|

As the ice melts, a new ocean with new trade routes and untapped natural resources opens up in Europe’s High North, leaving the Arctic region caught between cooperation and militarization.

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Avoid politicising Arctic issues, expert warns

By |februar 8th, 2019|Arctic circle, Arctic Council, arctic policy, China, Finland, News, Norway, Russia, security and defence|

The Arctic has so far been largely conflict-free. If this ever changes, it will probably be the result of a spillover from other parts of the world, Arctic expert Svein Rottem told EURACTIV.com in an interview, in which he spoke about Arctic governance and the EU’s role in the region.

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Arctic nations bet on ‘blue economy’ to reconcile climate, development goals

By |januar 24th, 2019|Arctic, Arctic circle, Arctic Council, arctic policy, Arctic region, blue economy, Climate Change, fisheries, News, Norway|

From global warming to over- and illegal fishing, the ocean on which Arctic communities are so heavily dependent is under threat like never before, delegates heard at the Arctic conference in Tromsø, Norway.

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The Arctic: Rebooting the European software

By |junij 2nd, 2017|Arctic, Arctic Council, China, Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, News, Norway, United States|

After failing again to become a permanent observer to the Arctic Council, the European Union needs to rethink itself when it comes to the Arctic, write André Gattolin and Damien Degeorges.

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Tillerson gives nod to Paris Agreement at Arctic Council meeting

By |maj 12th, 2017|Alaska, Arctic Council, Climate Change, Donald Trump, Finland, News, Paris Agreement, Rex Tillerson, Timo Soini, United States|

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an agreement recognising the landmark Paris climate accord at a meeting of Arctic nations in Alaska on Wednesday (10 May) but said President Trump was not rushing to decide whether to leave or weaken US commit...

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