Policy-makers need reliable and timely information about the Arctic, a region of rapid environmental, economic, and societal change. The Center for Arctic Policy Studies (CAPS) facilitates sharing of the University of Alaska expertise in Arctic issues—ranging from natural resources to engineering to political science—with policy- and decision-makers. How do you prepare to respond to the circumstances? What information is needed to successfully navigate the uncertainty of a changing Arctic? Our center can provide you answers to these policy questions or connect you directly with people who have answers. Our topical areas of interest include:
April 01, 2020
New paper by Dr. Berill Blair (CAPS Affiliate) and Dr. Amy Lauren Lovecraft (CAPS Director) published in open-access Sustainability Journal.
January 11, 2020
Liz Bowman, Center for Arctic Policy Studies graduate assistant, is currently attending the International Arctic School at the Harbin Institute of Technology in China.
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March 5, 2021: CAPS hosts a 60 minute webinar on the development of climate change policy in the State of Alaska and a forthcoming CAPS report on the topic, as well as range of local climate policy actions that have emerged within Alaska in recent years.