For the northern lights, a musical accompaniment

For the northern lights, a musical accompaniment

An unidentified man put on a show with his violin during a northern lights display in Starmýri, in Western Iceland, in October.Footage from the video aggregator Newsflare...
U.S. judge blocks drilling over climate change, casting doubt on Trump energy agenda

U.S. judge blocks drilling over climate change, casting doubt on Trump...

A U.S. judge has blocked oil drilling planned in Wyoming because the government failed to adequately consider its impact on global warming — a...
Russia eyes reviving Cold War-era ground-effect vehicles to patrol the Arctic

Russia eyes reviving Cold War-era ground-effect vehicles to patrol the Arctic

Russian officials are considering bringing back an unusual vehicle from the late Cold War era to extend the nation's ability to protect infrastructure in...
Arctic shipping may soon become more broadly feasible — for a price

Arctic shipping may soon become more broadly feasible — for a...

As global warming melts sea ice across the Arctic, shipping routes once thought impossible — including directly over the North Pole — may open...
Alaska aims to steer its own course on climate change

Alaska aims to steer its own course on climate change

Alaska must transition away from fossil fuels, invest more in renewables, and cut back on carbon emissions, according to a draft policy release by...
US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up a temporary base of operations for the 2018 summer season at Kotzebue, on Alaska's Northwest Arctic coast,...
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...
Alaska Native whalers celebrate recent gains for Indigenous whaling at IWC

Alaska Native whalers celebrate recent gains for Indigenous whaling at IWC

UTQIAGVIK, Alaska — A few days before Alaska Native whaling crews set out to into the Arctic Ocean in October, a congregation of several...
Lundin drills a dry well at Barents Sea prospect

Lundin drills a dry well at Barents Sea prospect

The 2017 drilling season in Norway’s Arctic waters has so far been a huge disappointment for oil companies, with one dry well following the...
U.S., Russian officials discuss sanctions, Russian gas pipeline plans

U.S., Russian officials discuss sanctions, Russian gas pipeline plans

WASHINGTON — Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia and Moscow's plan to expand its Nord Stream...