2 cities in Northern Sweden make shortlist for new battery gigafactory site

2 cities in Northern Sweden make shortlist for new battery gigafactory...

Access to clean water, inexpensive, carbon-neutral energy with a stable grid are requirements the company, Northvolt, is looking for when now in the final...
Protecting its booming fish exports, the Faroe Islands refuse to support EU and US sanctions against Russia

Protecting its booming fish exports, the Faroe Islands refuse to support...

There are a surprising number of Russians here in Torshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands; the small semi-autonomous sub-Arctic nation of 18 islands...
Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war with China

Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war...

If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to ramp up a trade war with China, a deal to build a natural gas...
Russia extends lifetime of nuclear icebreakers to meet rising demand

Russia extends lifetime of nuclear icebreakers to meet rising demand

Russia has several new and powerful icebreakers under construction, but will continue to sail the current fleet of nuclear icebreakers in Murmansk for five...
At naming ceremony for Russia’s icebreaking LNG tanker, Putin advances vision of Arctic energy future

At naming ceremony for Russia’s icebreaking LNG tanker, Putin advances vision...

A powerful group of people on Saturday assembled on the shore of the Baltic Sea, near the city of St. Petersburg for the name...
Local Arctic leaders in North America hope closer ties will boost development in the region

Local Arctic leaders in North America hope closer ties will boost...

Despite their differences, the North American Arctic’s five regional governments find there’s one problem they all share: They often get a raw deal from...
Amid tariff jitters, Alaska leaders say China-Alaska LNG relationship is a long-term ‘win-win’

Amid tariff jitters, Alaska leaders say China-Alaska LNG relationship is a...

With escalating trade tensions prompting China to threaten tariffs on U.S. liquefied natural gas, Alaska officials on Friday worked to calm fears that such...
Russia’s remotest Arctic tundra city gets fiber-optic internet

Russia’s remotest Arctic tundra city gets fiber-optic internet

One of the world’s richest men, Russian oligarch Vladimir Potanin, pressed a symbolic button opening the fiber-optic line to one of Russia’s remotest corners."The full-fledged...
Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard waters

Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard...

Norway announced the opening of nine new petroleum exploration licenses in the Barents Sea, including some areas near the protected waters off Svalbard and...
Trump administration working on Arctic oil leases despite shutdown

Trump administration working on Arctic oil leases despite shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after he addressed a closed Senate Republican policy lunch as a partial government shutdown...