Forum: Arctic Climate Change & Security

Forum: Arctic Climate Change & Security

Arctic climate change is opening up new maritime routes and chances for resources exploitation. But there is little strategic dialogue among Arctic states or bodies working in the High North. This forum addresses that lack, bolstering discussion of polar warming and promoting regional stability.

'A must read for foreign-policy professionals.'

Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky, former US Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs on the Adelphi book 'Climate Conflict: How Global Warming Threatens Security and What to Do about It'.


Cold north a hot topic, says Bildt

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt sets the tone for the IISS's Arctic research programme with an upbeat assessment of the region, focused more on cooperation than dispute.


Benefits and Limitations of Arctic Development: Arctic Peoples’ and Industry Views

A one-day event involving wide-ranging discussion of questions important to the socio-economic future of the Arctic.

Russia in the Arctic

Although media reports often highlight forceful Russian actions in the Arctic, Moscow's economic interests in the region arguably override its military aspirations.