Denmark works to keep Greenland and the Faroe Islands from going their separate ways

Denmark works to keep Greenland and the Faroe Islands from going...

When it came right down to it, none of the members of the Folketing, the Danish national assembly, debating the state of Denmark’s relationship...
Trump budget seeks to halve oil stockpile, open Arctic refuge to drilling

Trump budget seeks to halve oil stockpile, open Arctic refuge to...

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump's White House wants to sell half of the nation's emergency oil stockpile and open the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge...
With Trump administration intentions unclear, Alaskans might have to fill the void on Arctic policy

With Trump administration intentions unclear, Alaskans might have to fill the...

For the rapidly warming Arctic, where people may be anxious about climate change, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last week had some soothing words.The Arctic Council,...
Science cooperation promised in newly signed Arctic Council agreement

Science cooperation promised in newly signed Arctic Council agreement

The United States, Russia and the six other Arctic nations pledged to cooperate on science across the circumpolar north, signing a binding agreement Thursday to...
Green groups sue over Trump executive order on Arctic drilling

Green groups sue over Trump executive order on Arctic drilling

WASHINGTON — Ten environmental and Alaska Native groups sued the federal government Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s executive order aimed at rolling back regulations...
Shakeup at Greenland’s foreign ministry continues

Shakeup at Greenland’s foreign ministry continues

In the span of a week, Greenland’s foreign minister and the head of the foreign ministry have stepped down.Yesterday, Kai Holst Andersen, the deputy...
Education should be cornerstone of Arctic policy, says Canadian report

Education should be cornerstone of Arctic policy, says Canadian report

Mary Simon’s final report, A new Shared Arctic Leadership Model, puts the North’s social needs front and center, making more than 40 recommendations on...
Greenland forms a commission to write its first constitution

Greenland forms a commission to write its first constitution

One of the most divisive issues in Greenland right now is when its march to independence should end. Far less controversial is what the...
Trump is expected to sign orders that could expand access to fossil fuels

Trump is expected to sign orders that could expand access to...

WASHINGTON — After moving last month against former President Barack Obama’s efforts to limit fossil fuel exploration and combat climate change, President Donald Trump...
The resignation of Greenland’s foreign minister may signal trouble for the premier at home

The resignation of Greenland’s foreign minister may signal trouble for the...

A simmering power struggle behind the scenes of Siumut, Greenland’s leading political party, has broken out into full-fledged revolt. Vittus Qujaukitsoq, who until Monday had...