OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

LONDON — OneWeb, the collapsed satellite operator rescued by the British government and India's Bharti Group, will resume launches with Arianespace in December, putting...
Russian ambassador accuses NATO of ‘false pretext’ for Arctic naval operation

Russian ambassador accuses NATO of ‘false pretext’ for Arctic naval operation

Russia's ambassador to Copenhagen criticized Danish participation in a British-led military operation in Russia’s exclusive economic zone in the Barents Sea earlier this month,...
Shell returns to Arctic Alaska with new offshore oil drilling plans

Shell returns to Arctic Alaska with new offshore oil drilling plans

Five years after abandoning an ambitious multibillion-dollar offshore Arctic exploration program, Royal Dutch Shell is again proposing to drill for oil in Arctic Alaska...
US Energy Department reopens Arctic office with focus on methane hydrates, microgrids and nuclear

US Energy Department reopens Arctic office with focus on methane hydrates,...

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday it would reopen its Arctic Energy Office, located at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The office will collaborate...
Greenland delays construction of a regional airport amid cost concerns

Greenland delays construction of a regional airport amid cost concerns

Construction of a regional airport in Qaqortoq, in southern Greenland, due to begin this autumn, has been postponed indefinitely by the nationally controlled firm...
More NATO jets are being scrambled from Norway

More NATO jets are being scrambled from Norway

Two NATO F-16s scrambled into the air on Monday to identify Russian military planes, as the number of such QRAs (Quick Reaction Alerts) in...
A new lawsuit over Arctic refuge oil cites transboundary environmental effects

A new lawsuit over Arctic refuge oil cites transboundary environmental effects

Washington state, Massachusetts, California and several other Lower 48 states may be thousands of miles to the south, but they will suffer negative environmental...
Nornickel says it collected more than 90 percent of the fuel leaked into rivers by an Arctic spill

Nornickel says it collected more than 90 percent of the fuel...

MOSCOW — Russia's Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) said on Friday that it had collected more than 90 percent of fuel leaked into rivers during its...
A simmering Aleutian volcano could provide the breakthrough geothermal energy project Alaska has been waiting for

A simmering Aleutian volcano could provide the breakthrough geothermal energy project...

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
Canada’s federal government is working to keep US markets open to northern Canadian fisheries

Canada’s federal government is working to keep US markets open to...

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is working to ensure that fisheries in Nunavut and Nunavik will be able to export their products to...