Arctic Europe shows that remoteness doesn’t have to hinder renewable energy growth

Arctic Europe shows that remoteness doesn’t have to hinder renewable energy...

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
Russian environment watchdog threatens Nornickel with court action over fuel spill damages

Russian environment watchdog threatens Nornickel with court action over fuel spill...

MOSCOW — Russia's state environmental watchdog on Friday threatened to take mining company Norilsk Nickel to court if it failed to voluntarily pay compensation...
Across Arctic North America, solar energy is gaining a foothold

Across Arctic North America, solar energy is gaining a foothold

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
Loopholes in a proposed Arctic HFO ban seriously weaken environmental protections, a new report says

Loopholes in a proposed Arctic HFO ban seriously weaken environmental protections,...

A new report released on Thursday suggests that a recommended ban on heavy fuel oil in the Arctic would not go far enough, fast...
Local lawmakers ask administration to reconsider site of Greenland’s sixth hydroelectric dam

Local lawmakers ask administration to reconsider site of Greenland’s sixth hydroelectric...

Local lawmakers in Greenland’s Qeqqata region are calling on the government to consider construction of what would be the country’s sixth hydroelectric power plant...
Mysterious waves of marine trash, much of it Russian, wash ashore on Alaska’s Bering Strait beaches

Mysterious waves of marine trash, much of it Russian, wash ashore...

Marine trash drifting from Asia to Alaska beaches is nothing new. But this year, there is a mysterious and disturbing deluge, and it is...
Winter ice in the Bering Sea reached its lowest levels in millennia, a new study finds

Winter ice in the Bering Sea reached its lowest levels in...

LONDON — The Bering Sea ice cover during the winters of 2018 and 2019 hit new lows not seen in thousands of years, scientists...
Cumberland Sound bowhead whales may be able to adapt to habitat changes: study

Cumberland Sound bowhead whales may be able to adapt to habitat...

Hunters, fishers and whalers have seen, and told stories about, bowhead whales inhabiting Cumberland Sound year-round, going back hundreds of years. Now, science can...
The world’s first fossil-free steelmaking starts in northern Sweden

The world’s first fossil-free steelmaking starts in northern Sweden

The opening of unique pilot plant in Northern Sweden is a first step in decarbonizing the steel industry, which today counts for 7 percent...
How low did it go? Scientists calculate Earth’s Ice Age temperatures

How low did it go? Scientists calculate Earth’s Ice Age temperatures

WASHINGTON — Guided by ocean plankton fossils and climate models, scientists have calculated just how cold it got on Earth during the depths of...