The Week Ahead: Imagining an Arctic without ice, staking Arctic claims and digging deeper into Greenland’s mining industry

The Week Ahead: Imagining an Arctic without ice, staking Arctic claims...

Note: Regular readers of the former Arctic Journal will be familiar with the Week Ahead, a weekly preview of some of the events related...
Scare tactics on sea treaty put US Arctic interests at risk

Scare tactics on sea treaty put US Arctic interests at risk

Not that it will change anything, but Canada has given the United States another good reason to abandon its outlier status and approve the...
On Alaska’s coast, one threatened community is getting closer to relocation

On Alaska’s coast, one threatened community is getting closer to relocation

After many years of deliberation and nervous anticipation, the residents of Newtok are on the move to higher ground. It’s been a long time coming...
China launches its first domestically built icebreaker

China launches its first domestically built icebreaker

China launched the Xue Long 2 (雪龙2), which translates to “Snow Dragon,” in an elaborate ceremony at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai on Monday. The new...
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...
With Arctic LNG projects growing ahead of schedule, Novatek looks to the future

With Arctic LNG projects growing ahead of schedule, Novatek looks to...

Russia’s development of Arctic natural resources and shipping on the Northern Sea Route  is bound to reach new milestones in 2018 as the natural...
What happened to the Canada-US Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement—and why it matters

What happened to the Canada-US Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement—and why it...

What is the status of the Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement? In short, it has been given a hasty burial. To review, in March 2016, Canadian...
As Arctic ice recedes, one of world’s strategic chokepoints opens up

As Arctic ice recedes, one of world’s strategic chokepoints opens up

The Bering Strait has rarely been mentioned in the same conversation as the Strait of Hormuz, the Strait of Malacca, or the Suez and...
What a recent EU Arctic forum shows about the bloc’s efforts to handle the complexities of Arctic politics

What a recent EU Arctic forum shows about the bloc’s efforts...

The U.S. is ramping up in the Arctic, Russia banks heavily on its own Arctic provinces, China’s Arctic interests are growing. And in early...
Is there a way to stop burning money in the Russian Arctic?

Is there a way to stop burning money in the Russian...

Viewed from outer space, Western Siberia — illuminated by hundreds of flaming oil well flares — is brighter than Novosibirsk, the biggest city in...