This book offers multidisciplinary perspectives on renewable economies in the Arctic and how these are being supported scientifically, economically, socially, and politically by Arctic states.

The economic development of the Arctic region is witnessing new, innovative trends which hold promise for the sustainable development of the region. This book discusses the emerging forms of renewable economies to understand where intellectual and technological innovations are being made. It draws on the expertise of scholars from across the Arctic and provides the reader with a foundation of knowledge to identify the unique challenges of the region and explore opportunities to unlock the immense potential of renewable resources to boost the region’s economy. This book offers a holistic Arctic perspective against the backdrop of prevailing social, economic, and climatic challenges.

With critical insights on the economic state of play and the role of renewable resources in the development of the Arctic region, this book will be a vital point of reference for Arctic scholars, communities, and policy makers.

chapter 1|8 pages


Renewable economies in the Arctic
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chapter 2|37 pages

Arctic broadband connectivity and the creative economy

Access, challenges, and opportunities in Nunavut and Alaska
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chapter 3|16 pages

The cool economy

Technological innovation and the prospects for a sustainable Arctic economy
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chapter 5|18 pages

Touring in the Arctic

Shades of gray toward a sustainable future
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chapter 6|24 pages

The social economy and renewable resource development in Nunavut

Barriers and opportunities
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chapter 7|26 pages

An academic lead in developing sustainable Arctic communities

Co-creation, quintuple helix, and open social innovation
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chapter 10|19 pages

Enhancing energy justice in the Arctic

An appraisal of the participation of Arctic indigenous peoples in the transition to renewable energy
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