With the Polar Silk Road, China’s Belt and Road Initiative moves into the Arctic

Featured image: COSCO’s container ship Arctic Ocean docked in Rotterdam. When China convened its Belt and Road Forum in Beijing last month,…


China's One Belt, One Road project comes to the Arctic

I’ve just published a new article in the peer-reviewed journal Area Development and Policy called “The Silk Road goes north: Russia’s role within China’s…


Russia’s Yamal Peninsula reveals the paradox of sustainable Arctic development

For the fourth year in a row, Arctic Circle, the world’s largest gathering on Arctic issues convened in Iceland’s capital. Headline speakers at the Reykjavik event included United Nations Secretary…Continue Reading →