The report was led by the Center for Arctic Policy Studies at the International Arctic Research Center.

The report covers four energy topics:

    • The history of Alaska’s reliance on oil and the boom-bust impact on the state’s economy
    • How Alaska currently produces energy and has become an expert in cold climate renewables and microgrids
    • Energy infrastructure planning under rapidly changing environmental conditions
    • Current competition and cooperation in the international Arctic energy regime

Watch a video about Alaska in international affairs

In this video, the fourth of five about the report, Amy Lauren Lovecraft of the Center for Arctic Policy Studies and Brandon Boylan of Arctic and Northern Studies, both at UAF, discuss how the U.S.’s collaborative and competitive global relationships impact Alaska’s position in the Arctic energy regime, including key points that state leaders must consider when navigating decisions related Alaska’s energy future against the backdrop of volatile global marketplaces.

The full Alaska's Changing Arctic video playlist is available on YouTube.