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...
The Svalbard Treaty faces new challenges

The Svalbard Treaty faces new challenges

Almost 100 years after its inception, the Svalbard Treaty is meeting new challenges.“The Arctic security environment has changed profoundly over the last almost 100...
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...