Russian Arctic shipping is up by 430 percent in 3 years

Russian Arctic shipping is up by 430 percent in 3 years

The volume of goods being delivered to and from ports on the Arctic shipping route has never been close to the current level. According to...
What a new Russian grand masterplan for Siberia could mean for the Arctic

What a new Russian grand masterplan for Siberia could mean for...

A grand Soviet-style initiative to transform part of southern Siberia pushed by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, a loyal ally of President Vladimir Putin,...
The world’s first fossil-free steelmaking starts in northern Sweden

The world’s first fossil-free steelmaking starts in northern Sweden

The opening of unique pilot plant in Northern Sweden is a first step in decarbonizing the steel industry, which today counts for 7 percent...
Novatek head touts job-boosting potential of LNG projects in Russia’s Arctic

Novatek head touts job-boosting potential of LNG projects in Russia’s Arctic

In a meeting with the Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev last week, leader of Novatek Leonid Mikhelson underlined that the development of the grand Yamal...
Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

The hamlets of Arviat and Kugluktuk have decided to work on new clean energy projects to reduce diesel use. If all goes well, solar panels...
Oil companies show fading interest in Taymyr

Oil companies show fading interest in Taymyr

Lukoil and Rosneft both fought hard over licenses on the remote Arctic Taymyr Peninsula in 2015 and 2016, but now, both companies’ interest in...
Federal land agency wants to soften blow of development before it begins on part of Alaska’s North Slope

Federal land agency wants to soften blow of development before it...

Federal regulators have released a draft of a strategy they say will be used to ward off negative impacts of oil development in a...
Citigroup joins a growing list of financial institutions shunning Arctic oil development

Citigroup joins a growing list of financial institutions shunning Arctic oil...

Amid oil-patch turmoil and cratering oil prices, another major U.S. bank has joined the list of institutions that are refusing to finance Arctic oil...
The reactors aboard a power plant bound for Russia’s Arctic have been tested to full capacity

The reactors aboard a power plant bound for Russia’s Arctic have...

The nuclear reactors on Akademik Lomonosov, a floating power plant destined for a remote city in Russia's Arctic, were successfully tested at full capacity...
Three Canadian political parties vow to end Nunavut’s diesel dependence by 2030

Three Canadian political parties vow to end Nunavut’s diesel dependence by...

This federal election, three of Canada's major parties are vowing to end Nunavut’s reliance on diesel for power by 2030. Currently, all 25 communities in...