Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs watching

Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs...

ROVANIEMI, Finland — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and China's actions there...
Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, geopolitics

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, geopolitics

STOCKHOLM — Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday and Tuesday to...
US Defense Department report warns of risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic

US Defense Department report warns of risk of Chinese submarines in...

WASHINGTON — Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act...
US rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official

US rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official

WASHINGTON — The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role...
Arctic states have mixed record in addressing environmental challenges, WWF scorecard says

Arctic states have mixed record in addressing environmental challenges, WWF scorecard...

The world’s Arctic nations have made uneven progress in their responses to problems caused by rapid climate warming, an international organization said in a...
The US is fighting against climate change language in Arctic Council declaration, reports say

The US is fighting against climate change language in Arctic Council...

As the Arctic Council prepares to convene its biennial ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland next week, representatives from the United States have clashed with...
China acquires 20 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 Project

China acquires 20 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 Project

China continues to invest in Arctic natural resources as two Chinese national oil companies secure a 20 percent stake in Novatek's massive Arctic LNG...
The US Navy’s new Arctic strategy is limited in scope and details, say critics

The US Navy’s new Arctic strategy is limited in scope and...

The U.S. Navy quietly released a barebones new Arctic Strategic Outlook earlier this year, which critics say doesn't do enough to sketch the challenges...
U.S. wildlife regulator slams Trump’s Arctic refuge drilling study

U.S. wildlife regulator slams Trump’s Arctic refuge drilling study

The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling...
How the prospect of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is dividing North Slope residents

How the prospect of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is...

KAKTOVIK, Alaska — The sun had yet to rise in the remote Arctic in northeastern Alaska but tourists in search of polar bears were...