The Week Ahead: Making Svalbard great again

The Week Ahead: Making Svalbard great again

When he participates in Svalbard 203040 today and tomorrow, Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, Norway’s commerce minister, will listen in on discussions about things like “smarter...
The Week Ahead: Closing the gap

The Week Ahead: Closing the gap

With its daily runway sessions, trade-show exhibitions and four-day program, Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto has a lot in common with any of the industry’s...
The spring session of Greenland’s legislature will be long. Mercifully, it may also be uneventful

The spring session of Greenland’s legislature will be long. Mercifully, it...

In the coming week, the spring session of Inatsisartut, Greenland’s national assembly, gets down to its first full week of business after holding its...
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...
Miners upbeat ahead of Toronto rite of spring

Miners upbeat ahead of Toronto rite of spring

One of the sure signs of spring for miners is the annual PDAC convention. Held every year since 1932, PDAC (short for Prospectors and...
Deleting a policy report won’t stop Alaska climate change

Deleting a policy report won’t stop Alaska climate change

It was not a big surprise that the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation deleted a new climate change report from its website on the...
Arctic fields a factor as Saudis, Russia to diverge on speed of oil output cuts

Arctic fields a factor as Saudis, Russia to diverge on speed...

John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own.LONDON — OPEC and non-OPEC members have pledged to cut their combined oil...
How a new Inuit-run non-profit could help foster sustainable development of the Northwest Passage

How a new Inuit-run non-profit could help foster sustainable development of...

There are problems on the horizon for the Canadian Arctic and, to be more specific, the Northwest Passage. This fabled, once unpassable, waterway between...
Russia lifts veil on new Arctic military base, but secrets remain

Russia lifts veil on new Arctic military base, but secrets remain

In a new “virtual tour” Russia is showcasing its latest military asset in the Arctic. The new “Arkticheskiy Trilistnik” or Arctic Trefoil military complex...
With Arkhangelsk forum, Russia seeks to reinforce the Arctic’s international importance

With Arkhangelsk forum, Russia seeks to reinforce the Arctic’s international importance

A forum in Arkhangelsk in late March will give Russia a chance to demonstrate its Arctic prowess.Russia will host the 4th International Arctic Forum, the...