Politics & Policy

Britain lacking direction in Arctic, MPs find

Britain lacking direction in Arctic, MPs find

Despite historic ties to the Arctic and a geographic proximity that makes it a self-described “near-Arctic neighbour,” Britain is at risk of being overtaken in...
Arctic warming could cost the global economy nearly $70 trillion dollars, says study

Arctic warming could cost the global economy nearly $70 trillion dollars,...

Warming in the Arctic, it is well-understood, feeds on itself. Warming creates more melt and thaw, which creates more warming, a process known as...
After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic Alaska

After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic...

Plans for a new 200-mile road cutting through the foothills of the Brooks Range in Alaska's Arctic are back on track now that a...
How massive state budget cuts threaten Arctic research and rural public safety in Alaska

How massive state budget cuts threaten Arctic research and rural public...

The University of Alaska system, known for its Arctic, climate and oceans research, will lose 41 percent of its state funding under budget vetoes...
Greenland turns to ‘higher intensity’ marketing to re-energize oil exploration

Greenland turns to ‘higher intensity’ marketing to re-energize oil exploration

Greenland has all the makings of a profitable oil province, but it cannot expect the industry to come knocking on its door. That's the...
Yukon River, beset by salmon woes and mercury threats, signals broader Arctic climate change

Yukon River, beset by salmon woes and mercury threats, signals broader...

Flowing from the foot of mountain glaciers in northern British Columbia nearly 2,000 miles to the Bering Sea, the Yukon River is a bellwether...
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