Northern affairs minister hints at more housing money for Nunavut

Northern affairs minister hints at more housing money for Nunavut

The implementation of the Liberal government’s new Arctic and northern policy framework likely means that Ottawa will have to put more money into housing...
There’s still work to be done to connect Alaskans to the rest of the Arctic

There’s still work to be done to connect Alaskans to the...

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker launched the Alaska Arctic Council Host Committee last year to provide hospitality and education during the U.S. chairmanship of the...
It’s time for an Arctic Council ministerial summit that puts the meat in the meeting

It’s time for an Arctic Council ministerial summit that puts the...

This week, foreign ministers from Arctic states will gather in Fairbanks, Alaska, to collectively chart a course for the Arctic Council for the next...
Stopping oil exploration would help protect the climate. And it will happen soon anyway.

Stopping oil exploration would help protect the climate. And it will...

The environmental group Cook Inletkeeper filed objections to an oil lease sale in Cook Inlet this past week because new finds could contribute to the...
Bering Sea protection is a boon to Alaskans

Bering Sea protection is a boon to Alaskans

In response to requests from more than 40 tribes in the region, on Dec. 9 President Obama issued an executive order creating the Northern...
Nunavut’s telecom network may face a meltdown from overuse, ISP warns

Nunavut’s telecom network may face a meltdown from overuse, ISP warns

If you live in Nunavut and you’re stuck at home until who knows when, try not to hog the available internet bandwidth.SSi Micro, operator...
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...
US chairmanship may be over, but Alaskans will continue to keep the US active in the Arctic

US chairmanship may be over, but Alaskans will continue to keep...

The Institute of the North appreciates the work done by the Arctic Council during the U.S. Chairmanship and recognizes the high level of engagement...
The current Alaska petroleum reserve plan is solid. Don’t fall for a land-rush mentality

The current Alaska petroleum reserve plan is solid. Don’t fall for...

During Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s Alaska visit this past May, he issued a rather hastily ginned-up secretarial order at an oil industry...
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,...