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The Arctic is no longer an isolated or remote region; it is a critical component of the global political, economic, social, physical, and national security landscape. The region is experiencing rapid change in: commerce, climate, commodities, cooperation, competition, communities, and connectivity. Therefore, navigating the Arctic’s 7 C’s requires regional expertise as well as purposeful interdisciplinary approaches.  The Wilson Center is addressing the future of the new “global Arctic.”

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Navigating the Arctic's 7 Cs Monograph

This monograph puts forth a framework for understanding the Arctic for experts and the public alike, through seven key issues at play in today's Arctic: climate, commodities, commerce, connectivity, communities, cooperation, and competition.

Explore the 7 Cs