Environmentalists condemn Biden’s backing of an Arctic Alaska oil project

Environmentalists condemn Biden’s backing of an Arctic Alaska oil project

Environmental groups have condemned the Biden administration's defense of a proposed ConocoPhillips oil development in Alaska's Arctic, a drilling project approved under former President...
Inuktitut speakers are left out of federal elections, say Nunavut MP and language commissioner

Inuktitut speakers are left out of federal elections, say Nunavut MP...

Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq is looking to get Indigenous languages included on voters’ ballots in the next election — something the territory’s languages commissioner...
Iceland takes step to curbing state ownership of banks after 2008 collapse

Iceland takes step to curbing state ownership of banks after 2008...

COPENHAGEN — Iceland intends to launch an initial public offering of Islandsbanki by next month, in a first step to curbing the state's ownership...
Biden administration backs Willow oil project in Alaska’s Arctic

Biden administration backs Willow oil project in Alaska’s Arctic

U.S. President Joe Biden's administration defended on Wednesday a proposed ConocoPhillips oil development in Alaska's Arctic, backing the drilling project which was approved under...
Greenland officials say Nunavut mine owner hasn’t fully addressed cross-border impacts

Greenland officials say Nunavut mine owner hasn’t fully addressed cross-border impacts

An assessment of the potential impact of increased shipping activity in Baffin Bay stemming from a proposed expansion of the Mary River iron mine...
Tackling dumped nuclear waste gets priority in Russia’s Arctic Council leadership

Tackling dumped nuclear waste gets priority in Russia’s Arctic Council leadership

Russia’s Foreign Ministry invites international experts from the other Arctic nations to a June 2022 conference on how to recover the sunken radioactive and hazardous objects...
Styrofoam igloos: A 1950s cure for the Inuit housing crisis

Styrofoam igloos: A 1950s cure for the Inuit housing crisis

Content warning: This piece contains an offensive term applied to some Indigenous Arctic peoples in the quotes from historical news coverage. The COVID-19 pandemic and...
EU reps call on state-backed lenders to halt investment in gas project in Russian Arctic

EU reps call on state-backed lenders to halt investment in gas...

Members of the European Parliament from France, Germany and Italy are calling on those countries’ governments to stop their state-backed investors from chipping in...
Arctic Council affirms it: the Arctic is warming at three times the global rate

Arctic Council affirms it: the Arctic is warming at three times...

It is time to stop saying that the Arctic, with its melt-and-thaw feedback loops, is warming at twice the global rate, according to a...
Nunavut MP announces she will not seek re-election

Nunavut MP announces she will not seek re-election

Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says she will not be seeking another term as the member of Parliament for Nunavut. The 27-year-old politician made the decision following weeks...