Nunavut regulators to focus on oil and gas development next week in Iqaluit

Nunavut regulators to focus on oil and gas development next week...

The future of oil and gas activity in Davis Strait and Baffin Bay is the focus of a big meeting planned for next week...
New climate calculations could buy the Earth some time — if they’re right

New climate calculations could buy the Earth some time — if...

A group of prominent scientists on Monday created a potential whiplash moment for climate policy, suggesting that humanity could have considerably more time than...
Canadians say Trump administration’s Arctic refuge plan ignores transboundary impacts

Canadians say Trump administration’s Arctic refuge plan ignores transboundary impacts

The Trump administration, in its push to allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, has largely ignored impacts that the development would...
A sped-up timeline could make drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge a reality — or prove to be its Achilles’ heel

A sped-up timeline could make drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge a...

Speed is of the essence when it comes to getting oil and gas exploration approved for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to the...
Climate change has barnacle geese racing north

Climate change has barnacle geese racing north

Hundreds of thousands of barnacle geese flap their way to the Arctic each spring to breed and raise their chicks on the greening tundra....
Alaska climate team’s plan seeks to fill void left by federal government

Alaska climate team’s plan seeks to fill void left by federal...

A comprehensive Alaska climate action plan released Wednesday calls for cuts in overall carbon emissions, expansion of renewable energy, targeted aid to imperiled villages and...
Set speed limit on Arctic shipping to cut underwater noise, study recommends

Set speed limit on Arctic shipping to cut underwater noise, study...

As sea ice in the Arctic recedes, the region is increasingly touted as a shorter route for shippers, reducing sailing distances between Europe and...
Wildfires can cause glaciers to melt from over a thousand miles away, scientists find

Wildfires can cause glaciers to melt from over a thousand miles...

For the first time, scientists have tracked soot from Canadian wildfires all the way to the Greenland ice sheet where the dark, sunlight-absorbing particles...
With Arctic freeze-up coming later, some beluga whales have shifted to a later fall migration

With Arctic freeze-up coming later, some beluga whales have shifted to...

The annual freeze-up in Arctic waters off Alaska is coming later, and some beluga whales seem to have taken notice.A new study found that...
Spiking temperatures in the Arctic startle scientists

Spiking temperatures in the Arctic startle scientists

A spate of extreme warmth in the Arctic over the past two months has startled scientists, who warn high temperatures may lead to record-low...