Sweden’s HYBRIT delivers world’s first fossil-free steel

Sweden’s HYBRIT delivers world’s first fossil-free steel

STOCKHOLM — Swedish green steel venture HYBRIT said on Wednesday that it had made the world's first customer delivery of steel produced without using...
Alaska’s Yukon Flats region is seeing major climate-driven changes — and new oil exploration

Alaska’s Yukon Flats region is seeing major climate-driven changes — and...

Temperatures are rising, lakes are shrinking, large wildfires have become more frequent and some animals species are moving in from the south. Those climate change...
A billionaire-backed mining firm will look for EV metals in Greenland

A billionaire-backed mining firm will look for EV metals in Greenland

COPENHAGEN — Mineral exploration company KoBold Metals, backed by billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, has signed an agreement with London-listed Bluejay Mining...
Biden administration renews a permit that allows oil companies to accidentally disturb polar bears

Biden administration renews a permit that allows oil companies to accidentally...

The oil industry will be able to continue working around polar bears on the North Slope for the next five years, thanks to a...
Despite federal pause, an Alaska agency pushes forward with Arctic refuge seismic plans

Despite federal pause, an Alaska agency pushes forward with Arctic refuge...

The Alaska state agency that holds oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge said it has selected contractors to do seismic surveys in...
US orders new review of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

US orders new review of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

The Biden administration said on Tuesday it would conduct a new environmental review of oil and gas leasing in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The...
Rosatom subsidiary plans for lithium mining on the Kola Peninsula

Rosatom subsidiary plans for lithium mining on the Kola Peninsula

A Russian state mining company aims to produce of lithium compounds by 2030 in both Murmansk and Irkutsk regions, with an estimated output of...
Hungry for more oil, Norway aims for €36 billion investments in new fields

Hungry for more oil, Norway aims for €36 billion investments in...

Alarming climate scenarios notwithstanding, Norway has no plans to halt development of new hydrocarbon resources. On the contrary, in the first half of 2021,...
Moscow’s aims to grow trans-Arctic shipping by 2,000 percent in 10 years

Moscow’s aims to grow trans-Arctic shipping by 2,000 percent in 10...

The Russian government intends to boost annual transit volumes on the Northern Sea Route from 1.3 million tons in 2020 to 30 million tons...
The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60 years ago. It didn’t go well

The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60...

In a tunnel 40 feet beneath the surface of the Greenland ice sheet, a Geiger counter screamed. It was 1964, the height of the...