Arctic News

New U.S. spending bill brings icebreaker funding back

New U.S. spending bill brings icebreaker funding back

The U.S. government's $330 billion spending bill, released late Wednesday evening, includes funding for new icebreakers.The budget includes a total of $675 million for...

Arctic Circle 2018

MORE STORIES

Alaska’s latest Arctic gas pipeline dreams are on hold — again

Alaska’s latest Arctic gas pipeline dreams are on hold — again

In Alaska, some things are eternal: Denali on the horizon. Midnight sun in summer. And politicians in every season talking about a natural gas...
Canada’s new Arctic policy could be done by June, minister says

Canada’s new Arctic policy could be done by June, minister says

After more than two years of work, the Liberal government’s new Arctic policy framework won’t be ready for release until after it works out...
As ice melts, Greenland could become big sand exporter, says study

As ice melts, Greenland could become big sand exporter, says study

OSLO — Greenland could start to export sand in a rare positive spinoff from global warming that is melting the island's vast ice sheet...
The Trump administration says it’s sticking to plans for an Arctic refuge oil lease sale by year’s end

The Trump administration says it’s sticking to plans for an Arctic refuge oil lease...

The Trump administration is on track to sell oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this year, cracking open an area that for...
Arctic railway not commercially viable, report says

Arctic railway not commercially viable, report says

The Finnish-Norwegian working group exploring a potential Arctic rail corridor connecting Rovaniemi in Finland to the Arctic Ocean at Kirkenes, Norway says cargo volumes...