Trump’s 2021 budget includes more funding for icebreakers, other Arctic priorities

Trump’s 2021 budget includes more funding for icebreakers, other Arctic priorities

The Trump administration's $4.8 trillion proposed 2021 U.S. budget was released Monday, and it includes funding for several Arctic-related initiatives. Key among these are...
The Yamal LNG project’s fourth train is off to a troubled start

The Yamal LNG project’s fourth train is off to a troubled...

The fourth and last train of Russian gas company Novatek's Yamal LNG project is delayed and might cost the company several billions in lost...
Russia’s Novatek finalizes deal to sell a stake in Arctic LNG 2 to Japanese investors

Russia’s Novatek finalizes deal to sell a stake in Arctic LNG...

Novatek PAO, Russia's biggest private gas producer, has signed agreements to sell a 10 percent stake in its upcoming project to liquefy natural gas...
Alaska’s new governor has dismissed the state’s climate team and scrapped its climate policy and plan

Alaska’s new governor has dismissed the state’s climate team and scrapped...

The state of Alaska no longer has an official strategy for addressing climate change. With an administrative order issued on Feb. 21, Gov. Mike Dunleavy...
Putin shares a vision of Asian infrastructure linking the Arctic to Pacific, Indian oceans

Putin shares a vision of Asian infrastructure linking the Arctic to...

Asia and the Middle East were in focus during last week’s Valday Discussion Club, the conference attended annually by Russian President Vladimir Putin ever...
A Swedish renewable-powered battery plant in northern Sweden receives another major investment

A Swedish renewable-powered battery plant in northern Sweden receives another major...

Billed as Europe's first home-grown “gigafactory” for advanced rechargeable batteries, the planned Northvolt Ett facility in Skellefteå, Sweden, has received a $600 million investment...
Finnair announces plans to purchase 20 electric planes

Finnair announces plans to purchase 20 electric planes

With zero-emissions, low noise levels and the ability to to operate from 750-meter runways, the first generation electric planes will be perfect for commuter...
Fossil fuels and positive effects of climate change top Russia’s new Arctic priorities, says ambassador

Fossil fuels and positive effects of climate change top Russia’s new...

Tax benefits for hydrocarbon extractors and a customs duty regime that benefits domestic investors are de facto turning the Russian Arctic into the world’s...
Indigenous peoples call on Nornickel’s global partners to demand environmental action

Indigenous peoples call on Nornickel’s global partners to demand environmental action

Nornickel’s mining and metallurgical plants on the Siberian tundra, worth billions of dollars, are key to delivering metals for the electromobility industry. The company...
Norway picks wind power skeptic as oil minister amid Arctic drilling debate

Norway picks wind power skeptic as oil minister amid Arctic drilling...

OSLO — Norway made an outspoken right-wing lawmaker who once called wind turbines "white monsters" its oil and energy minister on Wednesday, as the...