RAND Expert to Testify on the Impact of Climate Change in the Arctic


Abbie Tingstad, senior physical scientist at the RAND Corporation, will testify before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security on “Climate Change and U.S. Security in the Arctic.”


Tingstad will discuss:

  • how climate change is shifting physical access in the Arctic region
  • how technology is changing access in the Arctic
  • how the future Arctic could present problems related to trafficking and terrorism
  • what the United States needs to do related to its security in the Arctic.


2:00 p.m., ET, Thursday, September 19, 2019


310 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.


To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations:
(703) 414-4795 or
(310) 451-6913, or
send an email to media@rand.org.

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