Arctic Council Coming to Town: International Policy Group Chooses Fairbanks for 2017 Meeting

Already known for its role leading U.S. Arctic research, Fairbanks is set to be a key location in the conclusion of the U.S. term at the head of the Arctic Council. Though the Arctic Council isn’t a body particularly well known to the average Alaskan, its importance is significant and growing as the eyes of the world turn northward due to economic opportunities and the effects of climate change. Next year, the Interior will play host to the group as it makes decisions pivotal to the future of Alaska and the entire circumpolar Arctic region. Read the full article here.

Source: Arctic Council coming to town: International policy group chooses Fairbanks for 2017 meeting | Editorials | newsminer.com

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