Equinor, others apply for right to explore for oil and gas off Norway

Equinor, others apply for right to explore for oil and gas...

OSLO — Some 26 energy companies have sought Norway's permission to drill for oil and gas in this year's predefined areas licensing round, the...
Swedish election puts anti-immigration Sweden Democrats at center stage

Swedish election puts anti-immigration Sweden Democrats at center stage

STOCKHOLM — Sweden's right bloc appeared in pole position on Monday to form a government for the first time in nearly a decade, helped...
Why Arctic wildfires are releasing more carbon than ever

Why Arctic wildfires are releasing more carbon than ever

Smoke from hundreds of wildfires darkened skies over the Alaska Interior this summer, with the state experiencing its fastest start to the fire season...
Gas from Gazprom’s major new project might be stranded in the Arctic

Gas from Gazprom’s major new project might be stranded in the...

There has been a big buzz in a remote area of Yamal tundra since construction work on Gazpronm's Kharasavey natural gas field was officially...
Canada adds third Arctic patrol ship to its fleet

Canada adds third Arctic patrol ship to its fleet

The Canadian Armed Forces has taken possession of its third new Arctic patrol ship, the HMCS Max Bernays. The ship was delivered Sept. 2 as...
Nornickel dividend deal to lapse as Potanin, Deripaska avoid new row, sources say

Nornickel dividend deal to lapse as Potanin, Deripaska avoid new row,...

MOSCOW — A deal to cap dividends at Nornickel, the world's top palladium and refined nickel producer, will lapse at the end of this...
Greta Thunberg says Swedish politicians ignoring climate crisis as election nears

Greta Thunberg says Swedish politicians ignoring climate crisis as election nears

STOCKHOLM — Sweden's politicians are ignoring the climate crisis in the run-up to the election on Sept. 11 and treating it as if it...
How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

Defending the homeland is priority number one for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). USNORTHCOM is...
Mary Peltola becomes first Alaska Native in Congress after winning special election

Mary Peltola becomes first Alaska Native in Congress after winning special...

Mary Peltola, a Democratic former state lawmaker, won a special election to fill Alaska's sole U.S. House of Representatives seat, becoming the first Alaska...
Arctic security expert will lead Washington polar institute

Arctic security expert will lead Washington polar institute

Rebecca Pincus will become the new director of the Wilson Center’s Polar Institute, the organization announced on Saturday. Michael Sfraga, who held the director position...