Oil development plan in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea gets regulators’ OK

Oil development plan in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea gets regulators’ OK

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced that it has approved the development plan for the first producing oil field located entirely in federal waters.The...
Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic — but the US can’t be complacent

Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic —...

Alaska's senior U.S. senator, Lisa Murkowski, sat down with ArcticToday Publisher Alice Rogoff on the sidelines of the 2018 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik,...
Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to remote areas

Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to...

MOSCOW — Russia's state security agency is opposing a high-level deal for the U.S. OneWeb satellite startup to bring Internet access to remote parts...
How giving satellite data to Indigenous communities could boost safety and food security

How giving satellite data to Indigenous communities could boost safety and...

Saami herders from Sirges were driving thousands of reindeer across the frozen Kutjaure river towards their winter pastures when disaster struck in late 2009....
A call to phase HFO out of the Arctic tops list of AFN recommendations

A call to phase HFO out of the Arctic tops list...

In their annual convention in Anchorage, delegates to the Alaska Federation of Natives passed resolutions urging better protection of the Arctic marine environment, a...
Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

Two days after Alaska’s lieutenant governor abruptly resigned in what appeared to be a sexual harassment scandal, Alaska’s governor ended his campaign for re-election...
Alaska senator calls for a system of U.S. Arctic ports

Alaska senator calls for a system of U.S. Arctic ports

Alaskans have long argued that the state needs an Arctic port.But maybe just one isn't enough.That was the message from Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, who...
In a crowded field of potential LNG suppliers to China, an Arctic Alaska project could still have some advantages

In a crowded field of potential LNG suppliers to China, an...

A new project that will ship liquefied natural gas from British Columbia to China is set for construction and is one of many —...
Luleå launches the world’s northernmost battery-powered bus route

Luleå launches the world’s northernmost battery-powered bus route

Cold climate is no obstacle for green battery commuting in the largest city in Sweden’s northernmost county.No smell of diesel, no noise, no shaking...
US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve

US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National...

Less than two weeks after production started from Arctic Alaska’s westernmost oil field, the U.S. federal government has granted approval for construction of another...