China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future nuclear aircraft carriers

China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future...

China is set to become only the second country after Russia to operate a nuclear icebreaker, and it's first such icebreaker will rival Russia’s largest...
Major indicators in agreement: Arctic undergoing ‘unprecedented’ change

Major indicators in agreement: Arctic undergoing ‘unprecedented’ change

The Arctic is warming and melting so rapidly that it is becoming a completely different place than it was in the late 20th century, according...
One of the first scientists to document sea ice retreat puts four decades of experience into a book

One of the first scientists to document sea ice retreat puts...

It was the 1970s. The girls in the band were topless and, for the pilots, a night out at The Flyers’ Club, in Gander,...
150 years after sale of Alaska, some Russians have second thoughts

150 years after sale of Alaska, some Russians have second thoughts

The reassertion of Russia’s greatness has been a motif of Vladimir Putin’s presidency, and his projection of military might and cyberpower is in part...
How the US could quickly find itself without a working heavy icebreaker

How the US could quickly find itself without a working heavy...

Two things happened in Washington D.C. this week that suggest the U.S. Coast Guard could soon find itself with no heavy icebreaker.First, a House...
Icelandic Prime Minister predicts another banking crisis

Icelandic Prime Minister predicts another banking crisis

In an interview with Sky News, Iceland's Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson spoke of the last financial crisis in Iceland and predicted a new one, although he...
On Russia’s remotest Arctic coast, a wind power plant takes shape

On Russia’s remotest Arctic coast, a wind power plant takes shape

Preparations are underway for the erection of wind turbines in the town of Tiksi.The town located on the Russian Arctic coast, where the River...
After tsunami, Greenland’s national day becomes a day of mourning

After tsunami, Greenland’s national day becomes a day of mourning

June 21, National Day in Greenland, is usually a day for celebrating the island’s home rule government. But this year, residents are still in shock...
Despite Yamal influx, Europe tops buyers for U.S. LNG with winter cargo influx

Despite Yamal influx, Europe tops buyers for U.S. LNG with winter...

LONDON — Energy companies are flooding Europe with U.S. natural gas, establishing a foothold in a market dominated by Russia and seen as a...
No agreement on Arctic fisheries moratorium

No agreement on Arctic fisheries moratorium

At least one more round of talks will be necessary for Arctic coastal states and other major fishing countries to work out some of...