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Conference Report

Fisher, A. M., B. P. Kelly, and G. W. Kling (eds.). 2020. Arctic Futures 2050 Conference Report. 48pp. Study of Environmental Arctic Change. doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12148770.

Arctic Futures 2050 Conference Report Download Arctic Futures 2050 Conference Report Executive Summary (PDF - 1.7 MB)

Download Arctic Futures 2050 Conference Report (PDF - 19.6 MB)


Article for National Council for Science and the Environment's (NCSE) Essays, "Harnessing Specialized Knowledge to Respond to a Rapidly Changing Arctic" by Brendan Kelly (Oct 2019):

Goodman, S., P. Davies, J. Townsend, and M. Maddox. 2019. Inclusive Planning for Changing Arctic Futures: Demonstrating a Scenario-Based Discussion. A Tabletop Exercise Demonstration at the Arctic Futures 2050 Conference
Download Arctic Tabletop Report (PDF - 3.9 MB)

Session Videos

Watch the recorded live stream videos here.

Conference Interviews

Watch an interview with David Behar, Climate Program Director at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission here.

Watch an interview with Gail Schubert, President and CEO of the Bering Straits Native Corporation here.

Watch an interview with Shannon Jenkins, Senior Policy Adviser, U.S. Coast Guard and Phillip Thorne, Arctic Program Specialist, U.S. Coast Guard here.

Watch an interview with Randy Gauntt, Sandia National Laboratories (retired) here.

Watch an interview with Jennifer Francis, Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Research Center / Co-lead SEARCH Sea Ice Action Team here.

Conference Posters

Browse posters here.


"Conference addresses human impacts of climate change", The Arctic Sounder, by Shady Grove Oliver":

"Melting Arctic in spotlight amid record temperatures", CGTN, by Owen Fairclough:

"Tribes call for 'all hands on deck' to fight warming", E & E News, by Maya Earls:

"Científicos estudian alteraciones en el Ártico por el cambio climático" (Scientists study alterations in the Arctic due to climate change), Rotativo Querétaro:

Conference Infographic

Infographic highlighting conference data, developed by the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS): Arctic Futures 2050 Infographic (PDF - 673 KB)