Three killed after avalanche hits ski resort in Russian Arctic

Three killed after avalanche hits ski resort in Russian Arctic

MOSCOW — Three people were killed after an avalanche struck a ski resort near the Arctic city of Norilsk late on Friday, the local...
2020 hit temperature record, rounded off hottest decade, says EU climate service

2020 hit temperature record, rounded off hottest decade, says EU climate...

BRUSSELS/LONDON — Last year tied with 2016 as the world's warmest on record, rounding off the hottest decade globally as the impacts of climate...
Greenlanders abroad to be flown home ‘as soon as possible’ as UK coronavirus variant spreads

Greenlanders abroad to be flown home ‘as soon as possible’ as...

The thousand or so Greenland residents in Denmark told to hunker down there until January 12 in order to avoid a surge of potential...
Pond Inlet pitches compromise deal on Mary River mine expansion

Pond Inlet pitches compromise deal on Mary River mine expansion

The Hamlet of Pond Inlet says it’s now ready to support a controversial expansion of the Mary River iron mine — but only if...
Two new incinerators aim to ease Greenland’s trash problem

Two new incinerators aim to ease Greenland’s trash problem

Two new trash-to-energy systems are expected to provide residents of Greenland’s two largest cities with heat and hot water while at the same time...
The sale of Arctic refuge oil leases draws meager bidding — mostly from an Alaska state agency

The sale of Arctic refuge oil leases draws meager bidding —...

A much-vaunted and highly controversial lease sale auctioning off drilling rights in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drew a meager $14.4 million on Wednesday,...
Agnico Eagle announces agreement to buy TMAC Resources for $286M

Agnico Eagle announces agreement to buy TMAC Resources for $286M

TMAC Resources has found a buyer, a mere two weeks after the federal government quashed a proposed sale of the Nunavut gold-mining company to Chinese-owned...
Trump administration holds oil lease sale for Alaska wildlife refuge Wednesday

Trump administration holds oil lease sale for Alaska wildlife refuge Wednesday

The Trump administration on Wednesday will open bids for oil and gas drilling leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, despite tepid interest from...
US federal judge denies effort to stop drilling auction in Arctic refuge

US federal judge denies effort to stop drilling auction in Arctic...

A federal judge in Alaska ruled late on Tuesday that the Trump administration's planned auction of oil drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife...
Trafigura received $7 billion Russian loan for Vostok Oil deal, Bloomberg reports

Trafigura received $7 billion Russian loan for Vostok Oil deal, Bloomberg...

Global commodities trader Trafigura's purchase of a 10 percent stake in Rosneft's Vostok Oil project in the Arctic was funded by a $7 billion...