Arctic Europe shows that remoteness doesn’t have to hinder renewable energy growth

Arctic Europe shows that remoteness doesn’t have to hinder renewable energy...

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
With winter season in doubt, Europe’s Arctic travel industry warns of layoffs, bankruptcies

With winter season in doubt, Europe’s Arctic travel industry warns of...

A maze of coronavirus-related travel restrictions across Europe led many in the Nordic region to opt for domestic travel this summer. For some parts...
Russian environment watchdog threatens Nornickel with court action over fuel spill damages

Russian environment watchdog threatens Nornickel with court action over fuel spill...

MOSCOW — Russia's state environmental watchdog on Friday threatened to take mining company Norilsk Nickel to court if it failed to voluntarily pay compensation...
Across Arctic North America, solar energy is gaining a foothold

Across Arctic North America, solar energy is gaining a foothold

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
Loopholes in a proposed Arctic HFO ban seriously weaken environmental protections, a new report says

Loopholes in a proposed Arctic HFO ban seriously weaken environmental protections,...

A new report released on Thursday suggests that a recommended ban on heavy fuel oil in the Arctic would not go far enough, fast...
Local lawmakers ask administration to reconsider site of Greenland’s sixth hydroelectric dam

Local lawmakers ask administration to reconsider site of Greenland’s sixth hydroelectric...

Local lawmakers in Greenland’s Qeqqata region are calling on the government to consider construction of what would be the country’s sixth hydroelectric power plant...
How remote Arctic communities can tap into river power

How remote Arctic communities can tap into river power

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
Mysterious waves of marine trash, much of it Russian, wash ashore on Alaska’s Bering Strait beaches

Mysterious waves of marine trash, much of it Russian, wash ashore...

Marine trash drifting from Asia to Alaska beaches is nothing new. But this year, there is a mysterious and disturbing deluge, and it is...
Why renewable energy in the Arctic can have a global impact

Why renewable energy in the Arctic can have a global impact

When the words “Arctic” and “energy” appear together, they usually conjure up images of massive fossil fuel projects — either existing ones such as...
Cumberland Sound bowhead whales may be able to adapt to habitat changes: study

Cumberland Sound bowhead whales may be able to adapt to habitat...

Hunters, fishers and whalers have seen, and told stories about, bowhead whales inhabiting Cumberland Sound year-round, going back hundreds of years. Now, science can...