The Arctic Council Chairmanship passed from Canada to the United States last week.
It was a time to look back at Canada’s term as chair, as well as look ahead to U.S. priorities over the next two years.
To help us make sense of some of what we saw last week, Eye on the Arctic spoke with Kathrin Keil, the Europe director of the The Arctic Institute, an independent think thank and project scientist at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany.Listen
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca
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