Can massive geoengineering projects stem the worst effects of climate change in the Arctic?

Can massive geoengineering projects stem the worst effects of climate change...

In 2016 an interdisciplinary team of scientists from Arizona State University suggested as a means to combat global warming that millions of windmills be...
How the new Sámi Arctic Strategy could shake up Arctic discourse

How the new Sámi Arctic Strategy could shake up Arctic discourse

Åsa Larsson Blind, president of the Saami Council, launched The Sámi Arctic Strategy at the EU Arctic Forum last week in Umeå, Sweden. The document’s full title...
How telepresence technology can bridge the gap on mental health counselling in Nunavut

How telepresence technology can bridge the gap on mental health counselling...

Spread over an area five times the size of France, the territory of Nunavut in Canada is home to only 38,000 people. With small...
Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Sometimes there is much solace in cool analysis. Listen to this: Russia is likely to continue as an active and willing partner in the...
How the Trump administration’s rush to drill in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is backfiring

How the Trump administration’s rush to drill in Alaska’s Arctic refuge...

In early 2018, as the Trump administration began its dash to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, federal experts identified gaps in the...
Why Asia and Europe are positioned to define the future of the Arctic

Why Asia and Europe are positioned to define the future of...

When China released its Arctic policy white paper in January, the move prompted a slew of think pieces in Western media about the role...
Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries about militarization in the North Atlantic

Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries...

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the Prime Minister of Iceland, is rare for her time; a truly left wing European head of government. She is chairman of Iceland’s...
Biden’s decision to name Kerry as U.S. climate envoy emphasizes diplomacy’s role in the issue

Biden’s decision to name Kerry as U.S. climate envoy emphasizes diplomacy’s...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden named former Secretary of State John Kerry as special climate envoy, his transition team said on Monday, a sign...
Greenland isn’t for sale — but it is for lease

Greenland isn’t for sale — but it is for lease

Trump’s much-lampooned interest in purchasing Greenland is finally falling out of the headlines. As the icy dust subsides, it’s easier to approach the situation with...
Did Finland fail as Arctic Council chair?

Did Finland fail as Arctic Council chair?

The chair of the Arctic Council organises the meetings of the Sustainable Development Working Group and the Senior Arctic Officials as well as the...