French shipper CMA CGM backs away from Russia’s Northern Sea Route

French shipper CMA CGM backs away from Russia’s Northern Sea Route

France's CMA CGM, the world’s fourth largest container shipping company, has announced that it will not operate in the Arctic due to environmental concerns. CMA...
The Trump administration just pushed forward on two major Arctic Alaska development projects

The Trump administration just pushed forward on two major Arctic Alaska...

The Trump administration on Friday released documents that pushed two controversial Arctic Alaska projects — one a road, and the other an oilfield —...
Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant leaves Murmansk for the eastern Arctic

Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant leaves Murmansk for the eastern...

After a year of reactor testing, painting and crew-training at Rosatomflot’s base in the Kola Bay, the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov on Friday...
A top federal official working on Arctic refuge oil development is resigning

A top federal official working on Arctic refuge oil development is...

On Tuesday, Joe Balash, assistant secretary at the Department of the Interior, resigned from his position effective August 30. David Bernhardt, head of the...
Nordic region to become most sustainable in the world: Nordic PMs

Nordic region to become most sustainable in the world: Nordic PMs

Nordic prime ministers and business leaders signed a joint declaration on Tuesday to promote more public-private partnerships in order to meet the 2015 Paris...
Russia pays tribute to dead nuclear workers, vows to develop new weapons

Russia pays tribute to dead nuclear workers, vows to develop new...

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's top nuclear official promised on Monday to succeed in developing new weapons as he paid tribute to five scientists killed...
Kremlin’s prophesy for the Northern Sea Route is keeping Moscow officials busy

Kremlin’s prophesy for the Northern Sea Route is keeping Moscow officials...

Russian President Vladimir Putin in May 2018 said annual shipments along the Northern Sea Route should increase to 80 million tons by 2024. Since...
Extend offshore oil and gas moratorium, says Nunavut review board

Extend offshore oil and gas moratorium, says Nunavut review board

The Nunavut Impact Review Board is recommending that Canada's federal government extend its five-year moratorium on oil and gas development in Baffin Bay and...
Alaska Native lawsuit accuses feds of hiding Arctic refuge oil impact information

Alaska Native lawsuit accuses feds of hiding Arctic refuge oil impact...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil...
Russia’s biggest oil company announces more offshore Arctic drilling

Russia’s biggest oil company announces more offshore Arctic drilling

Five years after it found one of the largest oil fields in Arctic waters, Russian oil giant Rosneft says it has plans for more...