A new inventory of Arctic infrastructure aims to spur sustainable development

A new inventory of Arctic infrastructure aims to spur sustainable development

A new online database of Arctic infrastructure launched on Wednesday, with the goal of filling an information gap and promoting better development in the...
How coronavirus and an oil-price crisis could transform the oil industry in Arctic Alaska

How coronavirus and an oil-price crisis could transform the oil industry...

With the coronavirus pandemic still spreading and oil prices tanking, companies operating on Alaska’s North Slope have minimized activities and delayed what were once...
Suddenly, new investment in Arctic Alaska oil looks very unlikely

Suddenly, new investment in Arctic Alaska oil looks very unlikely

The prospects for new oil development on Arctic Alaska have become clouded by two powerful economic forces in recent weeks — a pushback by...
Alaska agency devotes $20 million to bid in controversial Arctic refuge lease sale

Alaska agency devotes $20 million to bid in controversial Arctic refuge...

The Trump administration’s plans to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil development in its waning days may be on a doubtful legal...
Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

An environmental group filed suit against the Trump administration on Thursday for what it alleges is an illegal neglect of duty to protect two...
In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic win

In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's leaders want to use global interest in the Arctic island aroused by President Donald Trump's eye-catching offer of a sale to...
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 —...
Arctic refuge snow conditions are even worse for tundra travel than previously reported

Arctic refuge snow conditions are even worse for tundra travel than...

If energy companies bring drilling rigs and other industrial equipment to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, it will be difficult for them...
Alaska’s North Slope has plenty of undeveloped oil left, a new estimate finds

Alaska’s North Slope has plenty of undeveloped oil left, a new...

Four decades after oil began flowing from Alaska’s North Slope, a new resource assessment says there is plenty more oil yet to be discovered. The...
Permafrost thaw threatens millions of Arctic residents and their infrastructure

Permafrost thaw threatens millions of Arctic residents and their infrastructure

Across the Arctic, cities, highways, railroads, oil fields and other structures inhabited by or used by people perch precariously on permafrost that is warming. Now...