Why the lawsuit targeting Norway’s Arctic oil development shouldn’t come as a surprise

Why the lawsuit targeting Norway’s Arctic oil development shouldn’t come as...

On May 4, Norsk Klimastiftelse, a conservancy, released a Norwegian version of a report titled “The Legal Status of Oil and Gas Exploitation in...
The EU’s relationship with the Arctic gets more complex

The EU’s relationship with the Arctic gets more complex

There was a time when any discussion about the Arctic and the European Union began (and often ended) with Brussels’ ban on imports of...
The Arctic conflict: truth, fantasy or a little bit of both?

The Arctic conflict: truth, fantasy or a little bit of both?

I have been pondering for a long time why many people consider the Arctic region an arena of some sort of a future conflict....
Under Trump, US-Russian relations hit new low

Under Trump, US-Russian relations hit new low

President Donald Trump came into office with hopes of establishing a "fantastic relationship" with Russia, praising his counterpart in Moscow as "very smart." Instead,...
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...
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...
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...
How the Arctic fits into China’s ambitious transport infrastructure plans

How the Arctic fits into China’s ambitious transport infrastructure plans

Seen from an Arctic perspective, one of the ironies of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, a $5 trillion investment plan to create transport links...
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...
The Week Ahead: Greenland continues it march to independence, oil’s outlook improves and Nunavummiut go to the polls

The Week Ahead: Greenland continues it march to independence, oil’s outlook...

Note: Regular readers of the former Arctic Journal will be familiar with the Week Ahead, a weekly preview of some of the events related...