What Trudeau’s first official visit to Canada’s North as prime minister means for the region

What Trudeau’s first official visit to Canada’s North as prime minister...

Before Justin Trudeau headed south to the White House, he went north to the Arctic. What happened on the Prime Minister’s first official visit...
Is Europe caving to Russia on pipeline politics?

Is Europe caving to Russia on pipeline politics?

The European Union appears to be softening its stance on a controversial Russian pipeline project, even as it seeks to wean itself off dependence...
Norwegian intelligence report: Arctic important to Russia, but not a top priority

Norwegian intelligence report: Arctic important to Russia, but not a top...

Each year since 2002, Russia has gone to great lengths to establish Camp Barneo, a temporary base built on an ice floe as close to...
Winter navigation on Northern Sea Route remains challenging

Winter navigation on Northern Sea Route remains challenging

During the months of December and January the Northern Sea Route saw two convoys travel along the route. A westbound convoy reached its destination...
Why 2016’s US-Canada joint Arctic statement still matters in the Trump era

Why 2016’s US-Canada joint Arctic statement still matters in the Trump...

2016 ended with one of the most profound international agreements in the history of North American Arctic politics, even if it does not last.On...
As EU Arctic policy heads for a vote, a few questions still remain

As EU Arctic policy heads for a vote, a few questions...

One way to judge how interested members of the European Parliament are in legislation is to look at the number of changes they suggest...
How local and regional governments can shape communities in the north

How local and regional governments can shape communities in the north

This week, some 2,000 decision-makers, academics, businesspeople and the like gather together in Tromsø, Norway, for the annual Arctic Frontiers conference.The marquee discussions on Monday...
A huge internet upgrade may come with hidden costs for Greenland

A huge internet upgrade may come with hidden costs for Greenland

Until now, debate over over Chinese interest in Greenland has focused mostly on the minerals they are interested in taking out of the ground,...
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 has cooperation in the Arctic survived Western-Russian geopolitical tension?

How has cooperation in the Arctic survived Western-Russian geopolitical tension?

With two strokes of a pen followed by rapturous applause from the Kremlin audience, Russia formally annexed Crimea on March 18, 2014. At the...