Do we need to build a polar ark?

Do we need to build a polar ark?

When Noah got news of the encroaching great flood, he rallied together one female and one male of each animal onto his ark, preserving...
Scientists respond to claim, from Trump climate policy adviser, that Arctic changes are cyclical

Scientists respond to claim, from Trump climate policy adviser, that Arctic...

President-elect Donald Trump has often claimed climate change is a hoax. The man he selected to lead the transition for the Environmental Protection Agency and...
In 1945, the North Pole was a powerful global symbol. It’s even more potent today.

In 1945, the North Pole was a powerful global symbol. It’s...

NEW YORK — The Uber driver slid onto Columbus Avenue, where not a single moving car blocked our path on a street that normally...
Why we need to get the world’s dirtiest fuel out of Arctic waters

Why we need to get the world’s dirtiest fuel out of...

The Arctic’s maritime history is littered with tales of ships crushed or trapped by ice, or of vessels disappeared without trace. Today, the Arctic marine...
Greenland’s economic future depends more on good governance than on its mineral resources

Greenland’s economic future depends more on good governance than on its...

Last October, Greenland formed a new government, following intense coalition negotiations. The broad coalition of liberal-conservatives, pro-independence MPs and social Democrats made its priorities...
A renaissance in Arctic film and television

A renaissance in Arctic film and television

Armed horsemen, resembling grayish, black shadows emerge from a porcelain-white haze. The horsemen descend on a Norwegian village, engulfing it in flames, amidst a...
Trump’s Greenland sideshow needs to be shelved

Trump’s Greenland sideshow needs to be shelved

Forget the gibberish from President Donald Trump; the United States is not interested in buying Greenland. It’s not a “real estate deal.” It’s an absurd...
Word of new Arctic oil is encouraging but Alaska shouldn’t bank on it

Word of new Arctic oil is encouraging but Alaska shouldn’t bank...

The announcement of new oil discovered on the North Slope in recent weeks – in fact, several in the past few months – is...
The Danish government is violating agreements on indigenous peoples’ rights by not dealing with American pollution in Greenland

The Danish government is violating agreements on indigenous peoples’ rights by...

Along the coasts and under the ice sheet of Greenland, extensive pollution has been left behind by the Americans over the 75 years where...
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...