Greenland’s first representative in Iceland is a man for all reasons

Greenland’s first representative in Iceland is a man for all reasons

Before he can chat, Jacob Isbosethsen just needs to have a word with the chef. The last guests have been ushered out and he...
Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

Two days after Alaska’s lieutenant governor abruptly resigned in what appeared to be a sexual harassment scandal, Alaska’s governor ended his campaign for re-election...
Already quietly active in the region, the EU is increasingly stepping onto the Arctic stage

Already quietly active in the region, the EU is increasingly stepping...

Representatives from the European Commission, the EU’s executive branch, take the main stage of Arctic Circle, a major conference being held in Reykjavík, Iceland...
In a crowded field of potential LNG suppliers to China, an Arctic Alaska project could still have some advantages

In a crowded field of potential LNG suppliers to China, an...

A new project that will ship liquefied natural gas from British Columbia to China is set for construction and is one of many —...
US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve

US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National...

Less than two weeks after production started from Arctic Alaska’s westernmost oil field, the U.S. federal government has granted approval for construction of another...
Copenhagen is ignoring Russian, Chinese activity in the Arctic, lawmakers warn

Copenhagen is ignoring Russian, Chinese activity in the Arctic, lawmakers warn

Members of the Danish national assembly have roundly criticised the government for failing to pay sufficient attention to threats to stability in the region...
Production starts at Arctic Alaska’s westernmost oil field

Production starts at Arctic Alaska’s westernmost oil field

ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. has started production at the farthest west oil field on Alaska’s North Slope, a site that is part of a westward...
Alaska’s Red Dog Mine plans expansion into new territory

Alaska’s Red Dog Mine plans expansion into new territory

The operator of one of the world’s biggest zinc mines is seeking government permits that to expand into territory that might result in a...
Alaska climate team’s plan seeks to fill void left by federal government

Alaska climate team’s plan seeks to fill void left by federal...

A comprehensive Alaska climate action plan released Wednesday calls for cuts in overall carbon emissions, expansion of renewable energy, targeted aid to imperiled villages and...
US defense investments in Greenland infrastructure would keep NATO in, China out and Russia at bay

US defense investments in Greenland infrastructure would keep NATO in, China...

Politically, Greenland has cast its lot with the West. But, when it comes to commercial opportunities, it is more open. China, especially, has been...