As climate change accelerates the melting of Arctic ice, international interest in the region among both state and non-state actors will only continue to grow. What does this entail for Northern communities? How will this impact Canada’s relationships with China, Russia, and the US? The global landscape may certainly become heated in more ways than one.
COP 26 is on in Glasgow, and representatives from across the planet are negotiating to secure their own country's place in a changing world. With a string of broken promises, a dire outlook and some leaders skipping the conference entirely, is COP 26 likely to change anything for the better?