The Week Ahead: Unexpected turbulence

The Week Ahead: Unexpected turbulence

As a self-governing country within the Kingdom of Denmark, Greenland receives nearly 4 billion kroner ($620 million) each year from Copenhagen in the form...
What Duncan Hunter’s indictment means for the Arctic

What Duncan Hunter’s indictment means for the Arctic

What does the scandal surrounding a U.S. Congressman from sunny Southern California have to do with the Arctic? More than you might think. As chair of...
While Norway invests its oil money for the future, Alaska wrestles over how much to spend now

While Norway invests its oil money for the future, Alaska wrestles...

While Norway continues to focus on the long-term future when it comes to the nation’s sovereign wealth fund, Alaska remains mired in the present. The...
After finding its floe, a drifting Arctic research icebreaker settles in for polar night

After finding its floe, a drifting Arctic research icebreaker settles in...

In the shadow of the North Pole, the RV Polarstern has slowed its pace in the Central Arctic, attaching itself to a drifting ice...
Norway’s Supreme Court is set to rule on whether the country can keep searching for new Arctic oil

Norway’s Supreme Court is set to rule on whether the country...

Almost all of Norway’s electricity comes from hydropower and its domestic emissions are relatively low, meaning the country is often perceived as clean and...
Why the work of the Arctic Council will continue even without consensus on climate change

Why the work of the Arctic Council will continue even without...

On Tuesday this week, as many readers will know, the foreign ministers of the eight Arctic states, who met in Finland for a key...
The Week Ahead: Pipe dreams

The Week Ahead: Pipe dreams

The Alaska LNG Project shows the potential benefits of a healthy trade relationship between United States and China. Chinese investors are among the largest potential...
The Week Ahead: An educational opportunity

The Week Ahead: An educational opportunity

Since it was introduced in 1985, Operation Dagsværk, a Danish charity drive in which teens perform a day’s work in exchange for donations, has...
How an Inuit approach to cancer care in Canada promotes self-determination and reconciliation

How an Inuit approach to cancer care in Canada promotes self-determination...

For thousands of years, Inuit have adapted to the changes in their environment, and continue to find new and innovative ways to survive. But life...
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...