It’s being called one of Earth’s last untapped energy frontiers: the seabed beneath the North Pole ice caps. This week, a team of Russian researchers will dive beneath the ice, hoping to claim the land underneath. And they’re being closely watched by energy executives and military planners in Canada, Denmark and the U.S. We’ll explore the diplomatic and strategic stakes.


  • George Newton Senior Advisor, U.S. Arctic Research Commission; Senior Engineer, Planning Systems Incorporated

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