Politics, energy & climate: Arctic week in review
On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week
Opinion and analysis overwhelmingly caught your attention in the first week of 2015:
– In Arctic Council: The evolving role of regions in Arctic governance, Heather Exner-Pirot, Managing editor of Arctic Yearbook, looks at sub-national governments and whether they’re a missing link when it comes to international Arctic politics.
– A study in the science journal Nature recently looked at the cost of extracting fossil fuels on global temperatures. In Arctic oil and gas must stay in ground to restrict warming to 2°C says study Mia Bennett from the blog Cryopolitics looks what this could mean for people in Arctic regions like Greenland and Nunavut.
– And from Alaska Dispatch, a look at how oil price drops will effect the state’s tax revenues in World oil price decline siphons billions of dollars expected by Alaska
Those are the highlights from this week! We’ll be back on Monday with more stories and newsmakers from across the North.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca