Russia’s climate goals and science are also casualties of Putin’s war in Ukraine

Russia’s climate goals and science are also casualties of Putin’s war in...

As the European Union moves closer to an embargo deal on Russian oil, there is much talk about the impact of war-related sanctions on...
Russia pauses nuclear safety cooperation with Norway in the north

Russia pauses nuclear safety cooperation with Norway in the north

After receiving more than €2 billion over the last 27 years from Norway to help Russia secure its nuclear dump sites and improve safety...
As a new review gets underway, the future of a huge Arctic Alaska oil project is uncertain

As a new review gets underway, the future of a huge...

As a major new oil project planned for Alaska's Arctic begins another environmental review, it now faces a less certain future. The Willow project, being...
Climate change could enable Alaska to grow more of its own food

Climate change could enable Alaska to grow more of its own...

Gardeners in Alaska know that it’s hard to grow big, juicy tomatoes here. But as the climate rapidly warms in the far North, that...
A changing Arctic could bring ‘potential conflict,’ Biden says

A changing Arctic could bring ‘potential conflict,’ Biden says

WASHINGTON—As climate change causes unprecedented environmental upheaval in the Arctic, it also opens the region to potential conflict, President Joe Biden said on Wednesday. “The...
How encroaching trees could pose a serious long-term threat to Arctic tundra

How encroaching trees could pose a serious long-term threat to Arctic...

As the Arctic heats up, forests that are migrating northward could displace vast stretches of tundra in the Russian Arctic — under some scenarios,...
An Alaska scientist will fill the last vacancy at a key US Arctic research agency

An Alaska scientist will fill the last vacancy at a key...

President Joe Biden has appointed an Indigenous scientist from Alaska to the seventh and final seat on the U.S. Arctic Research Commission. Nikoosh Carlo, who...
ConocoPhillips says Alaska leak is in a ‘shallow gas zone’

ConocoPhillips says Alaska leak is in a ‘shallow gas zone’

ANCHORAGE — The source natural gas that has been leaking for at least 12 days at an oil-producing ConocoPhillips field in Alaska's North Slope...
Winter oil work continues on Alaska’s North Slope, despite uncertainty about major projects

Winter oil work continues on Alaska’s North Slope, despite uncertainty about...

With major oil projects stalled by legal problems, oil companies operating on Alaska’s North Slope are pursuing plans for alternative developments this winter. ConocoPhillips, the...
Nunavut sees 5-year high for water advisories in 2021

Nunavut sees 5-year high for water advisories in 2021

Nunavut communities have seen a five-year high of water advisories in 2021, without counting Iqaluit’s ongoing water emergency. As of Friday, about a month before...