Embattled US Interior secretary, who championed expanded Arctic oil development, resigns abruptly

Embattled US Interior secretary, who championed expanded Arctic oil development, resigns...

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has spent his two years in office pushing for new oil development across Arctic Alaska’s lands and waters, is...
Norway’s government postpones a Barents oil terminal decision until 2019

Norway’s government postpones a Barents oil terminal decision until 2019

The Norwegian government will not — as legislators had instructed it to — be issuing a decision this year about whether it is commercially...
Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia plans to invest some 5.5 trillion rubles (about €72 billion, or $82 billion) on regional infrastructure and natural resource development in the Arctic...
Novatek’s CEO warns of U.S. pressure against LNG transfer operations in Norway

Novatek’s CEO warns of U.S. pressure against LNG transfer operations in...

There is big politics in the air over Honningsvåg, the Norwegian Arctic town that now is hosting the grand ship-to-ship reloading scheme of Russian...
Despite improvements, ‘relatively large’ safety issues still dog Goliat

Despite improvements, ‘relatively large’ safety issues still dog Goliat

Safety at the error-plagued Goliat oil platform in the Barents Sea is improving, but Norwegian safety authorities remain far from satisfied and have warned...
Current climate policies put the world on track for 3.3C warming, says study

Current climate policies put the world on track for 3.3C warming,...

KATOWICE, Poland — Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global...
Canada’s biggest Arctic science gathering draws more than 1,000 participants to Ottawa

Canada’s biggest Arctic science gathering draws more than 1,000 participants to...

If you think science is boring or doesn’t have much to do with your life, you may be surprised by what researchers are talking...
Norwegian legislature won’t halt order requiring herder to put down 275 reindeer

Norwegian legislature won’t halt order requiring herder to put down 275...

Jovsset Ánte Sara is currently the owner of a herd of 350 reindeer. However, it is increasingly likely that, by the end of the...
Climate change is pushing the Arctic into unprecedented — and unpredictable — territory, scientists warn

Climate change is pushing the Arctic into unprecedented — and unpredictable...

Changes in the Arctic are pushing the region into uncharted territory, according to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Every year...
U.S. Coast Guard launches its first satellites, with an eye on Arctic security

U.S. Coast Guard launches its first satellites, with an eye on...

On Monday last week, the U.S. Coast Guard launched its first satellites into space. By Tuesday, operators had already successfully detected signals from the...