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...
Arctic states and IMO member nations must back push to get heavy fuel oil out of Arctic shipping

Arctic states and IMO member nations must back push to get...

Last month, U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, following lengthy consultations by the United States and Canadian governments with the...
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,...
Trump should reverse Obama’s ban on Arctic offshore energy development

Trump should reverse Obama’s ban on Arctic offshore energy development

The last-minute decision by President Obama to indefinitely ban any future offshore energy activity in the U.S. Arctic should be reversed by President Trump,...