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From Anchorage to Paris: How to Curb Arctic—and Global—Warming in 2 Steps

From Anchorage to Paris: How to Curb Arctic—and Global—Warming in 2 Steps
When Secretary of State John Kerry convenes foreign ministers from Arctic nations and other countries in Anchorage, Alaska, on August 30 and 31 to discuss the Arctic, his top priority should be reaching an agreement on how to mitigate the threats of …
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The Long-Term Evolution of House Prices: An International Perspective
Chart 1a shows Canada and a set of comparable small, open economies (Australia, New Zealand, Norway and Sweden) with similar macro policy frameworks and similar experiences during and after the global financial crisis.1 In particular, they did not have …
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Photo: Malte Humpert, Tromsø, Norway
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has described China as a “priority partner” in its development of the Arctic, stating that “China seems to have favorable prospects, because it has appropriate resources, technologies and scientific potential. But …
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The Latest: Train service between Denmark and Germany halted
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, whose country holds the Group of Seven presidency, said Wednesday he will organize a meeting of G-7 countries and Syria's Arab neighbors when the U.N. General Assembly meets later this month. … Residency …
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LETTER: America has opportunity to take leadership role in Arctic Council
The Arctic Council is an intergovernmental forum that includes Canada, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Russia, and the United States. As Chair of the Council for the next two years, America can demonstrate … Tapping these reserves and …
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Prabhakaran's reluctance to embrace federalism and lack of bipartisan spirit
The Norwegian Diplomat, who held the combined portfolio of Minister of the Environment and International Development, for nearly five years, and at present the Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), spoke to Dilshan Aloka Sri …
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US has opportunity to take leadership role in Arctic Council
The Arctic Council is an intergovernmental forum that includes Canada, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Russia, and the United States. As Chair of the … This opportunity starts this summer, as Royal Dutch Shell begins exploration in the …
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Russia's New Share of the Arctic
Russia, eight years after placing a flag via submarine on the seabed of the North Pole, recently announced that it has submitted a formal claim for 1.2 million square kilometers of Arctic sea shelf to the United Nations. It's territory that would …
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President Obama using Alaska to add urgency to his climate change warnings
The state also perfectly reflects the cacophony of disputes over rival claims to international sea borders, how best to tap the Arctic's resources and how to handle growing traffic along northern shipping routes. Those huge financial and economic …
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Kazakhstan nuclear fuel bank closes loophole for 'bomb starter kits'
The Kazakh fuel bank has very wide and high-level international backing, helped by the country's credentials. A former nuclear test-site state, Kazakhstan willingly gave up the nuclear weapons on its territory when the opportunity arose with the …
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