Environmental, Native groups seek temporary halt to Arctic refuge lease sale as seismic plan gains momentum

Environmental, Native groups seek temporary halt to Arctic refuge lease sale...

Three weeks before the outgoing Trump administration plans to auction off tracts in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain to oil companies, environmental...
Production starts at Arctic Alaska’s westernmost oil field

Production starts at Arctic Alaska’s westernmost oil field

ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. has started production at the farthest west oil field on Alaska’s North Slope, a site that is part of a westward...
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...
Japan’s MUFG adds Arctic drilling to its ‘restricted transactions’ list

Japan’s MUFG adds Arctic drilling to its ‘restricted transactions’ list

TOKYO — Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group said on Wednesday it has put oil sands extraction and drilling for crude oil and gas in the...
In a rush to launch Arctic Refuge drilling, Trump officials are ignoring concerns about seismic testing

In a rush to launch Arctic Refuge drilling, Trump officials are...

In testimony last fall, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski promised that there would be no cutting corners on oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife...
Supreme court verdict keeps Norway’s Arctic waters open to oil drilling

Supreme court verdict keeps Norway’s Arctic waters open to oil drilling

OSLO — Norway's supreme court upheld government plans for Arctic oil exploration on Tuesday, dismissing a lawsuit by campaigners who said they violated people's...
Norwegian ships accompany Chinese rig to Russian Arctic drill site

Norwegian ships accompany Chinese rig to Russian Arctic drill site

A fleet of supply ships, including some from Norway, surround the Chinese drill rig Nan Hai Ba Hao as it prepares to spud a...
Canada announces $7.6M for Nunavut clean energy projects

Canada announces $7.6M for Nunavut clean energy projects

Canada's federal government has announced $7.6 million in funding for three clean energy projects across Nunavut. The Qikiqtaaluk Business Development Corporation will receive $6.5 million...
Trump administration will hold Arctic refuge oil lease sales this year, official says

Trump administration will hold Arctic refuge oil lease sales this year,...

After decades of oil development prohibitions in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Trump administration is poised to start auctioning off oil leases within...
Environmentalists plan lawsuit to force habitat protections for ice seals

Environmentalists plan lawsuit to force habitat protections for ice seals

An environmental group says it plans to sue the Trump administration for failing to designate critical habitat for two species of threatened ice seals...