Warming Arctic: Development, Stewardship and Science
When: Monday March 3 at 3:00 p.m.; Tuesday March 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Monday: Aidekman Arts Center and Alumni Hall, Medford Campus; Tuesday: Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, Tufts Green
The third in a series of Fletcher School International Inquiries on the implications of the Warming Arctic will focus on the economic development of the High North in the years ahead.
– When and where will this most likely happen?
– How will commercial interests approach the fragile Arctic lands and peoples?
– How will government regulations affect this?
The 1st Warming Arctic inquiry in March 2012 explored the importance of the 8-country Arctic Council, just becoming of age. The 2nd Inquiry in March 2013 focused on the science of the warming arctic impacting global climate change. This 3rd Inquiry will address the accelerating economic development of the Arctic lands and waters as its plentiful resources become more accessible to be plumbed.