How a warming Arctic connects to the rise of populism in the US and Europe

How a warming Arctic connects to the rise of populism in...

If you live in the Arctic or deal regularly with Arctic issues as I do, you have most likely wondered about this: Why is...
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: Supporting the troops, but opposing the alliance

The Week Ahead: Supporting the troops, but opposing the alliance

During the Cold War, when Sweden was neutral, its frequent war games in its northern Norrbotten region were aimed at training to stall a...
Why the Arctic could soon see a ‘gold rush’ in commercial unmanned aircraft operations

Why the Arctic could soon see a ‘gold rush’ in commercial...

In three to five years, unmanned aircraft could be making routine commercial cargo flights in the Arctic, the early stages of a transportation revolution.That’s...
How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

Having functioning Arctic shipping insurance is a fundamental step toward safety and development in the Arctic. However, substantial uncertainty around polar maritime risk and...
The Week Ahead: Capital ambitions

The Week Ahead: Capital ambitions

This week, your correspondent is on the road, visiting two urban Arctic centers — first Oulu, Finland, and then Luleå, Sweden.Tromsø, Norway, has staked...
Why Denmark’s crown prince is boosting Greenland business prospects

Why Denmark’s crown prince is boosting Greenland business prospects

Last weekend the future king of Denmark, Crown Prince Frederik, acted as a very welcome lead figure within a large business delegation that traveled...
Kazakhstan looks to the Arctic for a new trade route

Kazakhstan looks to the Arctic for a new trade route

Kazakhstan aims to use the vast Ob-Irtysh river system to gain access the world’s oceans via the Arctic port of Sabetta. Russian President Vladimir...
The Week Ahead: All Europe’s their stage

The Week Ahead: All Europe’s their stage

Say Eurovision to anyone in Europe and they will immediately know what you are talking about. For everyone else, there is nothing you can...
As the Arctic warms, boreal forest fires are becoming a deadlier threat

As the Arctic warms, boreal forest fires are becoming a deadlier...

As winter begins to loosen its grip on the landscape and thoughts turn to the summer that lies ahead, there is more discussion than...