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The Brookings Cafeteria

Apr 11, 2014

The Arctic is changing. As the polar ice cap recedes, new shipping routes are opening up and access to Arctic energy resources is expanding. John Banks, a nonresident senior fellow with the Energy Security Initiative at Brookings, explains what these changes mean for Arctic governance and for U.S. leadership of the Arctic Council in 2015.

Show notes:

• Offshore Oil and Gas Governance in the Arctic: A Leadership Role for the United States: Policy Brief | Public Event

• Finland Trip Report: Harnessing Offshore Opportunities in the Arctic
• Energy, Indigenous Communities and the Arctic Council
• The Arctic Council