A controversial Greenland mine passes a key regulatory hurdle, and heads for public comment

A controversial Greenland mine passes a key regulatory hurdle, and heads...

One of Greenland’s most controversial mining projects, a proposed uranium and rare earths mine, has reached what its owners describe as a “major” milestone...
Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for Alaska natural gas proposes skipping the costly pipeline

Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for...

For half a century, Alaskans have considered plan after plan to build a pipeline that would get the North Slope’s vast but stranded natural...
How Iceland harnesses hot springs to power year-round farming

How Iceland harnesses hot springs to power year-round farming

HUSAVIK, Iceland — For half the year, the temperature on Pall Olafsson's remote farm in Iceland often dips below freezing and the sun barely...
Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would cause long-lasting damage, study says

Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would...

When a team of Alaska scientists warned more than a year ago that seismic surveys for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal...
Wind energy conflicts show how Arctic renewable energy projects can founder

Wind energy conflicts show how Arctic renewable energy projects can founder

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
After winning most Arctic refuge bids, an Alaska agency prepares to assume oil leases

After winning most Arctic refuge bids, an Alaska agency prepares to...

The Alaska state agency that submitted most of the bids in a lightly attended auction for drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge...
Norway will slow down onshore wind power developments

Norway will slow down onshore wind power developments

OSLO — Norway announced plans on Friday to tighten rules for onshore wind power developments to better protect nature, a move that is likely...
A new polar bear denning study is a mixed bag for Alaska’s oil industry

A new polar bear denning study is a mixed bag for...

Polar bears on Alaska’s North Slope are not easily dislodged from their snowy dens by oil-industrial noise, according to a new study. That finding...
The Trump administration says it’s sticking to plans for an Arctic refuge oil lease sale by year’s end

The Trump administration says it’s sticking to plans for an Arctic...

The Trump administration is on track to sell oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this year, cracking open an area that for...
Traffic on Northern Sea Route doubles as Russia aims to reduce ice-class requirements

Traffic on Northern Sea Route doubles as Russia aims to reduce...

Shipping traffic on Russia’s Northern Sea Route reached another milestone, surpassing 15 million tons of cargo during the first eleven months of the year....