Despite Brexit, Scotland says it will seek to keep working with EU on Arctic

Despite Brexit, Scotland says it will seek to keep working with...

A post-Brexit Scotland will remain committed to working with Brussels to address issues in the Arctic, that country has told representatives from the European...
Biden’s decision to name Kerry as U.S. climate envoy emphasizes diplomacy’s role in the issue

Biden’s decision to name Kerry as U.S. climate envoy emphasizes diplomacy’s...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden named former Secretary of State John Kerry as special climate envoy, his transition team said on Monday, a sign...
Trump administration seeks last-minute rule blocking banks’ policies against financing Arctic oil

Trump administration seeks last-minute rule blocking banks’ policies against financing Arctic...

A rule proposed Friday by the Trump administration seeks to prevent banks from boycotting financial arrangements for oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife...
Interior Department contender says Biden would target Trump Arctic drilling push on first day

Interior Department contender says Biden would target Trump Arctic drilling push...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's last-minute push to allow controversial drilling in part of Alaska's Arctic will be an early target for the next...
IMO, Arctic states face criticism over a weak HFO ban

IMO, Arctic states face criticism over a weak HFO ban

The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee moved to ban the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic Ocean on...
Prioritize environment, local residents in new Arctic policy, Catholic organizations tell EU

Prioritize environment, local residents in new Arctic policy, Catholic organizations tell...

The European Union should take a strong stance to protect the environment and social structures in the Arctic in the face of growing commercial...
Trump administration moves to relax Obama-era safety rules for Arctic Ocean oil drilling

Trump administration moves to relax Obama-era safety rules for Arctic Ocean...

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska to ease the...
Despite a looming climate lawsuit, Norway offers oil companies a fresh set of blocks

Despite a looming climate lawsuit, Norway offers oil companies a fresh...

As the Norwegian government awaits the Supreme Court's verdict in a historic climate lawsuit that challenges Arctic drilling, it has announced another 136 oil...
US federal government asks oil companies to nominate drilling parcels in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

US federal government asks oil companies to nominate drilling parcels in...

The Trump administration on Monday issued a request to energy companies to identify what specific land areas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should...
Trump administration pushes to sell oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge before Biden inauguration

Trump administration pushes to sell oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge...

The Trump Administration will take key steps to finalize a sale of oil drilling leases in the sensitive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska...