Alaska’s new governor will face a daunting financial challenge

Alaska’s new governor will face a daunting financial challenge

Alaska’s next governor takes office in December after a campaign that largely hinged on his opposition to taxes and his support for sending Alaskans...
The Arctic’s Indigenous peoples bear a disproportionate burden of the world’s response to climate change, leaders say

The Arctic’s Indigenous peoples bear a disproportionate burden of the world’s...

Climate-friendly initiatives are being used to force Arctic Indigenous peoples from their lands and livelihoods, Indigenous leaders and researchers said last month at an...
December oil lease sale scheduled for federal lands in Arctic Alaska

December oil lease sale scheduled for federal lands in Arctic Alaska

About 2.85 million acres of federal territory in Arctic Alaska will be offered next month for oil and gas exploration, officials announced in a...
Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded in Norwegian waters during 2019

Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded...

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) has released new information about the location, duration, and scope of Tschudi’s ship-to-ship transfer operation of liquefied natural gas...
Russia looks to reduce ice-class demands for Arctic shipping

Russia looks to reduce ice-class demands for Arctic shipping

The Russian Transport Ministry aims for a revision of shipping regulations in Arctic waters. In a new normative act, the ministry calls for the...
Novatek and Tschudi set to begin ship-to-ship transfers of Yamal LNG in Norwegian waters

Novatek and Tschudi set to begin ship-to-ship transfers of Yamal LNG...

Norwegian shipping company Tschudi, which operates a logistics base in Kirkenes, has been contracted to develop a temporary reloading area where gas bound for...
Set speed limit on Arctic shipping to cut underwater noise, study recommends

Set speed limit on Arctic shipping to cut underwater noise, study...

As sea ice in the Arctic recedes, the region is increasingly touted as a shorter route for shippers, reducing sailing distances between Europe and...
Rosneft in stand-off with oil buyers as it seeks sanctions protection

Rosneft in stand-off with oil buyers as it seeks sanctions protection

MOSCOW — Rosneft wants its Western oil buyers to accept new terms and pay penalties from 2019 if they fail to pay for supplies...
Why even small reductions in warming matter to the Arctic — and how one Icelandic company hopes to help

Why even small reductions in warming matter to the Arctic —...

Half a degree difference in temperature may seem inconsequential, but it matters a great deal in the Arctic.The Earth has already warmed 1 degree...
Akademik Ioffe grounding prompts Nunavut legislator to call for better safeguards

Akademik Ioffe grounding prompts Nunavut legislator to call for better safeguards

The Nunavut MLA who represents Kugaaruk, Emiliano Qirngnuq, is worried about the risks associated with Arctic cruise ship tourism.Qirngnuq’s concerns are prompted by the...