Arctic Council

Oct 3, 2016

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The Senior Arctic Officials Meeting of the Arctic Council takes plans on October 4-6 in Portland. We’ll learn what the council does and why an organization concerned with the Arctic is holding a high-level meeting in Maine.

Guests:  Rafe Pomerance, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and chairman of Arctic 21, a coalition of nongovernmental organizations concerned with climate change in the region

Dr. Adrianna Muir, the Deputy Senior Arctic Official at the U.S. Department of State for the U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council

Maine Senator Angus King, founding co-chair of the U.S. Senate's Arctic Caucus