U.S. House panel passes reconciliation bill protecting Arctic reserve from drilling

U.S. House panel passes reconciliation bill protecting Arctic reserve from drilling

WASHINGTON — The House Natural Resources Committee late on Thursday passed legislation that will go into a wider budget reconciliation package that includes restoring...
A hybrid-electric luxury cruise ship has reached the North Pole for the first time

A hybrid-electric luxury cruise ship has reached the North Pole for...

On Monday morning, the Ponant cruise ship Le Commandant Charcot arrived at the North Pole, only a few days after the ship sailed out of...
US, Canada conduct a joint Arctic search-and-rescue exercise in Nunavut

US, Canada conduct a joint Arctic search-and-rescue exercise in Nunavut

The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian forces conducted a joint Arctic search-and-rescue exercise in the Arctic on Monday. The Canadian Coast Guard and Canadian Rangers...
World’s largest plant capturing carbon from air starts in Iceland

World’s largest plant capturing carbon from air starts in Iceland

COPENHAGEN — The world's largest plant that sucks carbon dioxide directly from the air and deposits it underground was due to start operating on...
A giant module for Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project sails the Northern Sea Route

A giant module for Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project sails the...

A giant module built for the first train in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 plant is sailing north. The module was built at Wison Offshore and...
Moscow mulls subsidies for container ships on Northern Sea Route

Moscow mulls subsidies for container ships on Northern Sea Route

According to Minister of the Far East and Arctic Aleksei Chekunkov, trans-Arctic container traffic is crucial for the successful development of the Northern Sea...
Nornickel, Russian fisheries agency in talks to settle $806 million claim

Nornickel, Russian fisheries agency in talks to settle $806 million claim

MOSCOW—Russia's Nornickel said on Friday it would discuss an out-of-court settlement with the state fisheries agency, which sought damages of 58.7 billion rubles ($806...
Shorter runway on horizon for new southern Greenland airport

Shorter runway on horizon for new southern Greenland airport

Greenlandic lawmakers made a wise decision in 2018 when they voted to move an airport in the southern part of the country from its...
Nornickel begins land reclamation of soil contaminated by oil leak

Nornickel begins land reclamation of soil contaminated by oil leak

A project to reclaim contaminated soil from the May 2020 fuel oil spill in Norilsk is now underway and expected to be completed within...
Arctic Refuge oil program, in legal limbo, targeted for repeal in budget bill

Arctic Refuge oil program, in legal limbo, targeted for repeal in...

The Republican-led Congressional act that in 2017 opened up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil leasing would be reversed by a new budget...