Norwegian groups make a last-minute lobbying effort to EU legislators on Arctic oil drilling

Norwegian groups make a last-minute lobbying effort to EU legislators on...

When discussing Britain’s post-EU future (before Theresa May, the prime minister, made it clear what ‘Brexit’ actually meant), it was often suggested that London consider...
Alaska legislature considers creating a climate change commission—and launching tours of Arctic refuge for Congress

Alaska legislature considers creating a climate change commission—and launching tours of...

One new bill in the Alaska House would create a state climate change response commission, while another would establish an Arctic National Wildlife Refuge tour...
10 things — including the Arctic — Alaska senators discussed in meeting with Trump and Zinke

10 things — including the Arctic — Alaska senators discussed in...

WASHINGTON -- Alaska’s senior senator, Lisa Murkowski, as she is wont to do, brought her maps with her to a meeting in the Oval...
Young Greenlanders are in no rush for their country to gain its independence

Young Greenlanders are in no rush for their country to gain...

The next generation of legislators in Greenland is urging the current members of the national assembly think twice about the consequences of severing ties...
Canada’s foreign minister says Russia is spreading disinformation about her grandfather

Canada’s foreign minister says Russia is spreading disinformation about her grandfather

OTTAWA - Canada's chilly relations with Russia have taken a nasty turn with charges of disinformation leveled by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland against...
Finland prepares to take over Arctic Council leadership — and climate leadership — from US

Finland prepares to take over Arctic Council leadership — and climate...

When the Arctic Council leadership passes from the United States to Finland in May, will President Donald Trump and his denial of climate change...
Inuit housing shortage is a public health crisis, says Canadian Senate report

Inuit housing shortage is a public health crisis, says Canadian Senate...

The housing shortages that plague the four regions of Inuit Nunangat represent a public health emergency that requires immediate federal government intervention, the Standing...
As their foreign minister heads to Russia, new poll shows residents of Norway’s North want better cross-border relations

As their foreign minister heads to Russia, new poll shows residents...

A recently published study shows that three out of four residents of Northern Norway wants the government to do more to improve relations with Russia.According...
Nunavut Inuit groups team up to denounce protected areas

Nunavut Inuit groups team up to denounce protected areas

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and the territory’s three regional Inuit associations have launched a frontal assault on the Nunavut Planning Commission’s draft land use plan,...
Norwegian lawmaker says prospect of EU Arctic drilling ban is ‘alarming’

Norwegian lawmaker says prospect of EU Arctic drilling ban is ‘alarming’

The European Parliament may introduce a ban on oil and gas exploration in the Arctic next month, a prospect one Norwegian lawmaker said was...