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U.S. climate skeptics send shivers through Arctic cooperation

May 07, 2019 - 9:38 PM

In place of the traditional declaration, the Arctic Council releases a shorter 'ministerial statement,' which sets out future goals for the organization but conspicuously makes no mention of climate change

ARCTIC COUNCIL. Participants have taken their seats to attend the 11th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland on May 7, 2019. Photo by Mandel Ngan/Pool/AFP

Russia and climate change follow Tillerson to Arctic

May 11, 2017 - 1:42 PM

America s top diplomat is in Fairbanks Alaska to chair a meeting of the 8 nation Arctic Council a policy forum for countries with territory in the great white north

TRAVELING SECRETARY. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a photo posted by the US State Department Twitter account. Photo courtesy US State Department

Kerry to visit Arctic amid concern over ice melt

Apr 18, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Global warming is happening twice as fast in the Arctic than elsewhere on the planet

US Secretary of State John Kerry issues a statement during a meeting of the G7 Foreign Ministers in Luebeck, Germany, 15 April 2015. Photo by Carsten Rehder/ EPA

Canada boycotts Arctic Council meeting in Moscow

Apr 16, 2014 - 7:12 AM

Canada boycotts an Arctic Council meeting on global warming issues in protest of Russia s occupation of Ukraine

BARRICADE. Pro-Russian protesters build a barricade in front of air base entrance in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, 15 April 2014. Anastasia Vlasova/EPA