Loss of Arctic summer sea ice ‘inevitable’ within 30 years, report says

Loss of Arctic summer sea ice ‘inevitable’ within 30 years, report...

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Climate change is rapidly melting away the world's frozen regions, with summertime Arctic sea ice sure to vanish by 2050,...
NASA’s climate time machine shows how much the planet has changed since the 1880s

NASA’s climate time machine shows how much the planet has changed...

Drastic cuts to fossil fuel use. Growing forests and eating less meat. These are just some of the actions needed in this decade to...
Walrus may have triggered the start and the end of the first European settlements in Greenland

Walrus may have triggered the start and the end of the...

I had expected it to be somewhat larger. Perhaps even a whiff of the regal, signs of a Viking ruler, a few glimmering swords...
Don’t feed the polar bears, Nunavut warns

Don’t feed the polar bears, Nunavut warns

Nunavut’s environment department is warning people not to feed or approach polar bears. “Polar bears are dangerous and unpredictable so it is important to always...
Russian Arctic coal is looking for way out of sanctions

Russian Arctic coal is looking for way out of sanctions

The launch of coal mining at the far northern Taymyr Peninsula was to lead to a boost in exports through the Northern Sea Route....
Study tracks reductions in time and space for ice roads in the Arctic, including Alaska

Study tracks reductions in time and space for ice roads in...

The Arctic’s accelerating warming has shortened the amount of time and the breadth of areas for use of ice roads throughout the far north,...
Though official Arctic contacts with Russia are closed, an array of unofficial bridges could stay open

Though official Arctic contacts with Russia are closed, an array of...

The very first sentence in the new U.S. National Strategy for the Arctic Region almost didn’t make it into print. The top sentence is meant...
Nunavut diamond mine proposal draws concerns for wildlife, environment

Nunavut diamond mine proposal draws concerns for wildlife, environment

Concern for caribou and polar bear populations is prominent in the responses from governments and northern organizations to De Beers Canada’s proposal for its...
A year after Supreme Court verdict, Fosen wind farm still stands amid soaring energy crisis

A year after Supreme Court verdict, Fosen wind farm still stands...

Even from the beginning of the project, wind farms on Norway's Fosen peninsula was met with resistance from the local communities in central Norway....
The Arctic gets more attention in Biden’s first national security strategy

The Arctic gets more attention in Biden’s first national security strategy

The Biden administration launched its first national security strategy on Wednesday, with a focus on the Arctic that hasn’t been seen in decades, experts...