China’s president to visit Finland next week

China’s president to visit Finland next week

HELSINKI — China's President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to Finland on April 5, the Finnish president's office said on Wednesday.Xi will meet...
Chukotka seeks federal funding for environmental clean-up projects

Chukotka seeks federal funding for environmental clean-up projects

In early March, Chukotka Governor Roman Kopin participated in a meeting of the working group on"Ensuring Environmental Safety and Rational Use of Natural Resources"...
Trump moves to counter Obama climate legacy—but could be thwarted by energy economics

Trump moves to counter Obama climate legacy—but could be thwarted by...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will take the most significant step yet in obliterating his predecessor's environmental record Tuesday, instructing federal regulators to rewrite...
In the run-up to local elections in Greenland, one language is winning by a landslide

In the run-up to local elections in Greenland, one language is...

As part of its coverage of the April 4 local elections in Greenland, KNR, a broadcaster, began a series of televised town-hall meetings on March...
Danish Defense Report: Give Greenland more influence

Danish Defense Report: Give Greenland more influence

A recent report from the Danish Center for Military Studies in Copenhagen encouraged Denmark to include Greenlandic authorities to a greater degree when shaping its...
Trump lays plans to reverse Obama’s climate change legacy

Trump lays plans to reverse Obama’s climate change legacy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is poised in the coming days to announce his plans to dismantle the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s climate...
Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April

Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a meeting with NATO foreign ministers next month in order to stay home for...
NATO politicians to meet in Svalbard this spring

NATO politicians to meet in Svalbard this spring

The next gathering of NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly will take place on Svalbard, when 80 to 100 NATO politicians will meet in Longyearbyen from May 8-10.At...
European Parliament calls for ban on oil drilling in icy waters

European Parliament calls for ban on oil drilling in icy waters

The European Parliament on Thursday voted in favor of a suggestion to put a ban on oil drilling in icy waters of the European...
Climate and ocean research could be sharply reduced under Trump budget proposal

Climate and ocean research could be sharply reduced under Trump budget...

Climate change and ocean research would suffer sharp cuts in the Trump budget proposal for the Commerce Department, which aims for a reduction of...