Nordic airline Widerøe launches unit for emissions-free flying

Nordic airline Widerøe launches unit for emissions-free flying

OSLO — Widerøe, the Nordics' largest regional airline, is setting up a subsidiary to help it develop an emissions-free airline business, its chief executive...
The dormant cysts of a deadly algae are poised to revive in warming Arctic Alaska waters, a new study says

The dormant cysts of a deadly algae are poised to revive...

For a long time, the Arctic waters off Alaska were thought to be too far north and too cold to pose any dangers from...
Oil shipments through Barents Sea could skyrocket with Rosneft’s new Arctic field

Oil shipments through Barents Sea could skyrocket with Rosneft’s new Arctic...

Rosneft's Vostok oil project will be one of Russia’s biggest ever oil projects and when its development could see an uptick in tankers sailing...
City of Iqaluit foots almost $1M to cover October water bills

City of Iqaluit foots almost $1M to cover October water bills

Iqalummiut won’t have to pay their October water bill after city council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to provide a full rebate. The territorial Department of...
City of Iqaluit may have found source of water contamination

City of Iqaluit may have found source of water contamination

The City of Iqaluit says that investigators have found a historic fuel spill beside the water treatment plant that may be the source of...
Arctic scientists team up with Billie Eilish to urge climate action ahead of COP26

Arctic scientists team up with Billie Eilish to urge climate action...

LONDON — Music star Billie Eilish joined forced with scientists from the group Arctic Basecamp on Tuesday, calling on world leaders to stand together...
As COP26 approaches, UN warns that world is ‘way off track’ in curbing greenhouse gases

As COP26 approaches, UN warns that world is ‘way off track’...

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record in 2020, the U.N. weather agency said on Monday, warning that the world was "way off track"...
Norilsk starts cooling the ground to preserve buildings on thawing permafrost

Norilsk starts cooling the ground to preserve buildings on thawing permafrost

Rising Arctic temperatures are causing permafrost to thaw, putting the world’s largest city built on frozen ground in deep trouble. Norilsk, the industrial city...
Russia will test air quality monitoring system in Norilsk with view to going nationwide

Russia will test air quality monitoring system in Norilsk with view...

MOSCOW — Russia will start testing a potentially nationwide real-time system to monitor air quality at metals giant Nornickel's base in the industrial Arctic...
Scientists found a surprisingly large crack in some of the Arctic’s thickest ice last spring

Scientists found a surprisingly large crack in some of the Arctic’s...

Researchers were surprised to find a large crack in some of the Arctic’s oldest and thickest ice, previously thought to be the most stable ice...