Ice-locked Russian Arctic towns might not get needed supplies

Ice-locked Russian Arctic towns might not get needed supplies

Quickly accumulating sea ice along the Northern Sea Route is creating a potentially critical situation along Russia’s east Arctic coast. For several weeks, a...
Norway’s busiest Arctic ferry routes are set to go electric

Norway’s busiest Arctic ferry routes are set to go electric

By the end of 2022, the last remaining ferry connection along European route E6, Norway's major north-south route, will operate on batteries, as the...
Italy export credit agency may insure $567 million Russian Arctic LNG plant loan, say sources

Italy export credit agency may insure $567 million Russian Arctic LNG...

ROME — Italy's SACE may insure a loan of around 500 million euros ($567 million) for Novatek's Arctic LNG 2, two sources close to...
Italy’s SACE to provide insurance coverage for Arctic LNG 2 project financing, ambassador says

Italy’s SACE to provide insurance coverage for Arctic LNG 2 project...

ROME — Italy's export credit agency SACE confirmed insurance coverage for funding of Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project by a unit of Italian bank...
How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

NUUK FJORD, Greenland — On a shore near Greenland's capital Nuuk, a local scientist points to a paradox emerging as the island's glaciers retreat:...
A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team says the warming Arctic climate has forced them to look into buying a hovercraft to modernize their capabilities. Paulusie Novalinga is...
Arctic shippers await release from ice captivity

Arctic shippers await release from ice captivity

Fifteen ships that have been slowed or stopped by ice in Russian Arctic waters for the last two weeks see release coming, as a...
New research IDs Arctic communities at greatest risk from permafrost thaw

New research IDs Arctic communities at greatest risk from permafrost thaw

A new study using data from the EU’s Copernicus satellites Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 identified communities and infrastructure across the Arctic at risk from the effects of...
Countries at COP26 launch plan for net-zero shipping lanes

Countries at COP26 launch plan for net-zero shipping lanes

GLASGOW — A coalition of 19 countries, including many from the Arctic, agreed last week to create zero emissions shipping trade routes between ports...
Inuit leader at COP26 calls for Arctic shipping to be cleaned up

Inuit leader at COP26 calls for Arctic shipping to be cleaned...

As representatives from countries and organizations around the world have descended into Glasgow, Scotland, to address climate change, Lisa Koperqualuk took to the stage at...