Next Nunavut assembly must get to work fast, says outgoing finance minister

Next Nunavut assembly must get to work fast, says outgoing finance...

CAMBRIDGE BAY — The outgoing Nunavut finance minister, Keith Peterson, who did not seek reelection in the territory’s Oct. 30 election, says the new members...
Alaska governor announces a plan for the state to meet Paris accord climate goals on its own

Alaska governor announces a plan for the state to meet Paris...

Alaska is establishing a climate change strategy to keep the state in line with carbon-reduction goals set in the 2015 Paris Accords, the state’s...
Iceland’s next government: Right, Left, or Right-to-Left?

Iceland’s next government: Right, Left, or Right-to-Left?

The President of Iceland met Tuesday with leaders of all parties that won seats in parliament in Saturday's elections and sounded them out about the options...
Sen. Murkowski is working to restore parts of an Obama executive order on the Bering Sea that Trump overturned

Sen. Murkowski is working to restore parts of an Obama executive...

When President Trump in April signed a series of executive orders that overturned Obama-era environmental protections, one initiative that was eliminated was aimed at...
General Elections in Iceland bring a complicated political landscape

General Elections in Iceland bring a complicated political landscape

Icelanders wake up to a different political landscape after Saturday’s general elections. The three parties that made up the center-right coalition government lost 12...
Environment, education top agenda at first Arctic Council meeting under Finnish leadership.

Environment, education top agenda at first Arctic Council meeting under Finnish...

Representatives from Arctic states wrapped up two days of “forward-looking” discussions yesterday about efforts to combat pollution and improve educational opportunities in the region.The...
If the Trump pulls US out of the Paris accords fund, some of that money should go to climate-affected Alaska villages, says Native group

If the Trump pulls US out of the Paris accords fund,...

Now that President Trump has announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, he should make good on his “America first” rhetoric...
Some U.S. state ivory bans affect Alaska Native carvers. A new federal bill aims to override them.

Some U.S. state ivory bans affect Alaska Native carvers. A new...

Dennis Pungowiyi, an Alaska Native from St. Lawrence Island in the icy Bering Sea, lives a world away from the African savannas, yet global...
At Barents meeting, Lavrov blasts Norway over relations on Svalbard

At Barents meeting, Lavrov blasts Norway over relations on Svalbard

The setting was Barents Cooperation and cross-border interaction, but it was Arctic militarization and Norwegian policy at Svalbard which became the key issues at a...
Trump taps former Arctic Economic Council head for top Indian affairs spot

Trump taps former Arctic Economic Council head for top Indian affairs...

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he would nominate Tara Sweeney, an executive vice president of Arctic Slope Regional Corp. and the former chair of the...