Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

The melting of the Arctic has devastating global implications and the EU is not ready to stand by watching.Only three years after it adopted its...
An Alaska youth climate change lawsuit has reached the state’s top court

An Alaska youth climate change lawsuit has reached the state’s top...

The Alaska Supreme Court will decide whether state policies as policies promoting oil development can be challenged as violations of young people’s constitutional right...
Grappling with shared issues, northern mayors have created an international Arctic cities’ forum

Grappling with shared issues, northern mayors have created an international Arctic...

Local leaders from 13 cities around the Arctic formally inaugurated the Arctic Mayors Forum at an event in Akureyri, Iceland, on Thursday to discuss issues...
U.S. Energy Secretary Perry praises Arctic oil and gas potential, while emphasizing energy geopolitics

U.S. Energy Secretary Perry praises Arctic oil and gas potential, while...

On Thursday at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, when U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke about U.S. Arctic energy investments, he included...
Greenland aims to turn international attention into international investment

Greenland aims to turn international attention into international investment

When reports surfaced this summer that U.S. President Donald Trump had expressed his ambition to buy Greenland, the international media storm that ensued may...
The U.S. and Greenland have partnered to map the island’s mineral resources

The U.S. and Greenland have partnered to map the island’s mineral...

LONDON — The U.S. military has conducted an aerial survey of Greenland to assess the vast island's mineral potential as part of an agreement...
Canada’s federal election postpones Inuit benefits agreement for Franklin wrecks site

Canada’s federal election postpones Inuit benefits agreement for Franklin wrecks site

CAMBRIDGE BAY — Due to the timing of the upcoming federal election, the Kitikmeot Inuit Association says it has not been able to conclude...
Norway won’t participate in a major European NATO exercise next year

Norway won’t participate in a major European NATO exercise next year

NATO’s northernmost country, with a direct border to Russia’s militarized Kola Peninsula relies heavily on allied reinforcements, but lacks capacity to join when its...
As Arctic shipping increases, Norway locates a new rescue base in Tromsø

As Arctic shipping increases, Norway locates a new rescue base in...

Presenting its state budget for 2020, the Norwegian government announced the location of a new search-and-rescue base will be Tromsø.Tromsø is clearly the best...
Three Canadian political parties vow to end Nunavut’s diesel dependence by 2030

Three Canadian political parties vow to end Nunavut’s diesel dependence by...

This federal election, three of Canada's major parties are vowing to end Nunavut’s reliance on diesel for power by 2030.Currently, all 25 communities in...