Scientists respond to claim, from Trump climate policy adviser, that Arctic changes are cyclical

Scientists respond to claim, from Trump climate policy adviser, that Arctic...

President-elect Donald Trump has often claimed climate change is a hoax.The man he selected to lead the transition for the Environmental Protection Agency and...
How Trump made me a whistleblower after I warned of danger to Alaskans

How Trump made me a whistleblower after I warned of danger...

I am not a member of the deep state. I am not big government.I am a scientist, a policy expert, a civil servant and...
The jewel of Canadian Arctic research remains under wraps

The jewel of Canadian Arctic research remains under wraps

CAMBRIDGE BAY — When the low-lying sun strikes the Canadian High Arctic Research Station in Cambridge Bay at this time of year, it looks...
Why the Arctic Report Card grows more important every year

Why the Arctic Report Card grows more important every year

We can be thankful for the scientists who gathered in 2005 for a workshop at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to talk about a...
Here’s how Trump’s budget proposal could affect the US Arctic

Here’s how Trump’s budget proposal could affect the US Arctic

Earlier this month, the Trump Administration released its 2019 budget proposal. The White House’s budget proposal is just that — a proposal to Congress...
Meet the researcher who wants to find out whether Arctic conferences are worth it

Meet the researcher who wants to find out whether Arctic conferences...

The last panel ended, the conference center Harpa grew quiet, and the Arctic Circle Assembly concluded another year.But how effective was it — and...
How to write an Arctic story in 5 easy steps

How to write an Arctic story in 5 easy steps

So you’ve been assigned to write a story on the Arctic. Congratulations! This will be one of your easiest assignments.The key is to write...
The Week Ahead: Arctic change on the global agenda, a new alcohol law in Greenland, the Barents region in photographs

The Week Ahead: Arctic change on the global agenda, a new...

  A near and present danger Perhaps the best way to give scientists and others involved with addressing global warming a sense of the impact a...
Indigenous consultation is a two-way street

Indigenous consultation is a two-way street

“We take Indigenous consultation very seriously,” the woman shared. Alone at my table, I looked over to her group of five who were getting...
Climate change exacerbates the impact of Persistent Organic Pollutants

Climate change exacerbates the impact of Persistent Organic Pollutants

Higher temperatures increase the volatilization of Persistent Organic Pollutants and exacerbate their emissions from secondary sources. Indirectly, climate change affects POPs through extreme weather...