Big fossil fuel producers’ plans far exceed climate targets, U.N. says

Big fossil fuel producers’ plans far exceed climate targets, U.N. says

LONDON — Major economies will produce more than double the amount of coal, oil and gas in 2030 than is consistent with meeting climate...
Russia’s first Arctic wind farm rises outside Murmansk

Russia’s first Arctic wind farm rises outside Murmansk

The Kolskaya Wind Farm will be one of Russia’s biggest when it starts production in mid-2022. Construction has proceeded quickly through the year since...
Shipping on Russia’s Northern Sea Route is on pace to reach 35 million tons in 2021

Shipping on Russia’s Northern Sea Route is on pace to reach...

Fresh figures from the Russian Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport show that shipping volumes on The Northern Sea Route in the first...
How short-haul Arctic air routes could help electric passenger planes get off the ground

How short-haul Arctic air routes could help electric passenger planes get...

Low-demand, short-haul routes in the North are ideal candidates for the rollout of the first generation of electric passenger airplanes, but their full adoption...
Seeking a greater role in the Arctic, the EU is ready to link climate with foreign policy

Seeking a greater role in the Arctic, the EU is ready...

Increased competition for natural resources and great-power rivalry in the Arctic has pushed the European Union to pledge to play a more assertive role...
Norway will keep exploring for oil and gas, new center-left government says

Norway will keep exploring for oil and gas, new center-left government...

HURDAL, Norway — Norway will continue to explore for oil and gas in the next four years, with most new drilling permits to come...
EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the Arctic

EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the...

The European Union will seek a ban on tapping new oil, coal and gas deposits in the Arctic to protect a region severely affected...
Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in 2022 or 2023

Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in...

MOSCOW — Russia plans to begin year-round shipping via the Northern Sea Route that passes through the Arctic in 2022 or 2023, Deputy Prime...
Northern Sweden becomes home to one of the world’s tallest wooden skyscrapers

Northern Sweden becomes home to one of the world’s tallest wooden...

A new 20-story wooden building in northern Sweden housing a library, six theater stages and a hotel is set to put art, concerts and...
Norway is set to close Svalbard’s last coal mine in 2023

Norway is set to close Svalbard’s last coal mine in 2023

OSLO — Norway's state-owned coal company will close its last mine in the Arctic Svalbard archipelago in 2023, it said on Thursday, causing the...