Jul 27, 2021
Historically in the Arctic, regional tensions have been resolved before turning into major crises. With the Arctic gaining more attention in recent years, are existing governance mechanisms enough to handle future diplomatic challenges?
A RAND report, Exploring Gaps in Arctic Governance: Identifying Potential Sources of Conflict and Mitigating Measures, suggests that there are several potential situations that could lead to conflict in the Arctic by 2030. This interactive map displays and explains some of the factors that may drive five of these scenarios.