Alaska senator calls for a system of U.S. Arctic ports

Alaska senator calls for a system of U.S. Arctic ports

Alaskans have long argued that the state needs an Arctic port.But maybe just one isn't enough.That was the message from Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, who...
China and the US both have strategic designs for Greenland

China and the US both have strategic designs for Greenland

Two seemingly unrelated messages, reaching us only a few days apart, recently revealed how Greenland occupies an increasingly strategic place in today’s geopolitics.One of...
US Marines launch separate exercise in northern Norway ahead of NATO drill

US Marines launch separate exercise in northern Norway ahead of NATO...

Residents can expect gunfire and military aircraft overflights from October 17 to November 6, the municipality of Bardu writes on its portal.The municipality is home...
New naval ships advance Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic

New naval ships advance Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic

There’s a small glass porthole in the captain’s cabin of HMCS Charlottetown. Besides a handful of windshields, the pie-sized lookout is the only true...
Copenhagen is ignoring Russian, Chinese activity in the Arctic, lawmakers warn

Copenhagen is ignoring Russian, Chinese activity in the Arctic, lawmakers warn

Members of the Danish national assembly have roundly criticised the government for failing to pay sufficient attention to threats to stability in the region...
Kremlin says no Putin-Trump Arctic Summit meeting is planned

Kremlin says no Putin-Trump Arctic Summit meeting is planned

The are currently no plans for a proposed second meeting between U.S President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at an Arctic summit...
Icelanders remain opposed to EU membership

Icelanders remain opposed to EU membership

Most Icelanders remain firmly opposed to the idea of joining the European Union according to the results of a new opinion poll produced by...
A new Russian state commission undertakes Putin’s big Arctic plans

A new Russian state commission undertakes Putin’s big Arctic plans

Russia’s new state Commission for the Arctic will have work to support President Vladimir Putin’s new top priorities in the region, including efforts to...
Alaska’s political climate will need to change — and quickly —  as the world warms

Alaska’s political climate will need to change — and quickly —...

While the authors of the recent Alaska climate action plan say they wanted to balance “aspirational goals and feasible implementation,” there is far more...
Rapid, unprecedented change needed to halt global warming, says UN

Rapid, unprecedented change needed to halt global warming, says UN

LONDON/INCHEON, South Korea — Keeping the Earth's temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius means making rapid, unprecedented changes in the way people use energy...