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Video - House Natural Resources Committee Democrats

The Melting Arctic: Climate Change Impacts on People and Wildlife

    Authors:
  • Mary David
  • Rosemary Ahtuangaruak
  • Maka Monture Päki
  • Bernadette Demientieff
| Oct. 05, 2020

Ice in the Arctic is melting at record rates and warming at twice the global average — and the Trump administration continues to hand over control of the Arctic to Big Oil. The House Natural Resources Democrats hosted a forum on Monday, October 5, to learn how the higher temperatures are wreaking havoc on wildlife, fisheries and humans who have call the Arctic home for generations.

Donald Trump holds swabs

AP/Patrick Semansky

Analysis & Opinions - Bangor Daily News

Mainers, Don't Get Played by Trump's Visit, There's Work To Do

| June 03, 2020

Joel Clement, a Mainer by birth, offers some words of advice before Donald Trump's proposed visit to Guilford, located in Maine's 2nd Congressional District, on June 5, 2020: Don't get played by out-of-state money that is pouring into Maine to politicize mask wearing and organize protests.

Wind turbines in Alaska

Flickr/Joseph

Announcement - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Arctic Initiative Spring Study Group: Financing Climate Resilience

| Jan. 21, 2020

How can the public and private sectors finance economic growth in the Arctic that serves the people and ecosystems of the Arctic? How does society ensure that these investments build social-ecological resilience in a region that is transforming before our eyes? Join this five-week study group to explore these questions and learn from Arctic experts and finance professionals about how to finance sustainable development in communities impacted by a changing climate. Led by Arctic Initiative Senior Fellow Joel Clement, an Arctic policy leader and former federal climate-change whistleblower, and Graham Sinclair, a subject matter expert on sustainable investment and an Environmental, Social, and Governance architect with decades of experience working with development financing institutions.

The Study Group will consist of five weekly sessions: Tuesdays from 6pm – 7:30pm, February 4 – March 10, 2020, in Belfer-400 (Land Lecture Hall). For more information or to sign-up, please contact brittany_janis@hks.harvard.edu. Space is limited; please register by February 4.

Sled dogs on melting Greenland ice sheet.

Steffen Olsen

Announcement - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Arctic Transformation and Resilience Study Group

| Sep. 24, 2019

The Arctic Transformation and Resilience Study Group, led by Arctic Initiative Senior Fellow Joel Clement, will give students the opportunity to learn about and work on issues of Arctic resilience. Working together to deliver a compilation and brief analysis of existing policies that support or inhibit resilience in the Arctic, students will have the opportunity to meet with top Arctic scientists, policymakers, indigenous knowledge-holders, and finance experts, while developing a report that will be delivered to the Secretariat of the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group.

This study group will be held on Tuesdays, from 6pm–7:30pm, beginning Oct 29, and including Nov 5, 12, 19, and 26. For more information or to sign-up, please contact brittany_janis@hks.harvard.edu. Space is limited; please register by October 21.