No, coronavirus won’t fix climate change. But how we respond will make a big difference

No, coronavirus won’t fix climate change. But how we respond will...

In Finland, all ordinary aviation to the northernmost Arctic parts of the country has been suspended as part of the efforts to halt the...
The Week Ahead: Point of departure

The Week Ahead: Point of departure

At a time when shipping is the big thing in discussions of Arctic development, it will be rail that attracts everyone’s attention this week....
How we eat around the Arctic reveals the region’s disparities

How we eat around the Arctic reveals the region’s disparities

To get a sense of the attention to detail that it takes to earn a Michelin star, the ultimate distinction for a chef, consider DILL,...
How a dispute over China and Greenland’s airports worked its way toward a solution

How a dispute over China and Greenland’s airports worked its way...

If you look at a map of the Arctic you will notice soon how humongously large Greenland is. It is the world’s largest island.,...
How Newtok’s relocation efforts could be an example for other climate-threatened northern communities

How Newtok’s relocation efforts could be an example for other climate-threatened...

Time is running out for the 375 residents of Newtok, a river village soon to be washed away by the Ninglick River in Southwest...
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...
For Brussels, there’s no Arctic business without the science business

For Brussels, there’s no Arctic business without the science business

Without full Arctic Council observer status, the EU remains something of an Arctic outsider. That has not stopped Brussels from working to define its...
What researchers can learn from the Arctic’s sleepless season

What researchers can learn from the Arctic’s sleepless season

The 1997 Norwegian thriller “Insomnia,” remade five years later in the U.S., featured a central character who could never get a good night’s sleep...
Why the US Interior Department’s ‘lease everything’ approach to offshore oil drilling in Alaska backfired

Why the US Interior Department’s ‘lease everything’ approach to offshore oil...

When the U.S. Department of Interior announced on Jan. 4 that it would consider opening nearly all of the waters off the coast of...
The Week Ahead: Not-so-short-lived

The Week Ahead: Not-so-short-lived

Black carbon was not the first order of business when Finnish president Sauli Niinistö began his...