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Antarctic Science: Ensuring Vital Contributions to Environmental Policy and Understanding Climate Change

Date & Time

Sep. 29, 2021
1:00pm – 2:00pm ET


The Wilson Center's Polar Institute will convene a panel of preeminent U.S. experts in different fields of Antarctic science who will speak to priority projects underway in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean and the contributions polar scientists make to global policies related to climate change, predicting sea-level rise, marine protection and environmental policies generally.

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Polar Institute

Since its inception in 2017, the Polar Institute has become a premier forum for discussion and policy analysis of Arctic and Antarctic issues, and is known in Washington, DC and elsewhere as the Arctic Public Square. The Institute holistically studies the central policy issues facing these regions—with an emphasis on Arctic governance, climate change, economic development, scientific research, security, and Indigenous communities—and communicates trusted analysis to policymakers and other stakeholders.  Read more

Science and Technology Innovation Program

The Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP) brings foresight to the frontier. Our experts explore emerging technologies through vital conversations, making science policy accessible to everyone.  Read more