Tackling dumped nuclear waste gets priority in Russia’s Arctic Council leadership

Tackling dumped nuclear waste gets priority in Russia’s Arctic Council leadership

Russia’s Foreign Ministry invites international experts from the other Arctic nations to a June 2022 conference on how to recover the sunken radioactive and hazardous objects...
Arctic Council affirms it: the Arctic is warming at three times the global rate

Arctic Council affirms it: the Arctic is warming at three times...

It is time to stop saying that the Arctic, with its melt-and-thaw feedback loops, is warming at twice the global rate, according to a...
Blinken’s stop-over in Greenland highlights its importance to the US

Blinken’s stop-over in Greenland highlights its importance to the US

The re-opening of a consulate in Nuuk last year should be seen as signal of the United States' commitment to its relationship with Greenland...
Blinken confirms the US does not want to buy Greenland after Trump proposal

Blinken confirms the US does not want to buy Greenland after...

KANGERLUSSUAQ — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday confirmed that the United States does not seek to buy Greenland, after then-President Donald...
Russia calls for military meetings between Arctic states

Russia calls for military meetings between Arctic states

COPENHAGEN — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday urged Arctic states to resume high-level military meetings amid growing tension in the region and...
U.S. and Russian foreign ministers to meet in Iceland in bid to ease friction

U.S. and Russian foreign ministers to meet in Iceland in bid...

REYKJAVIK/MOSCOW — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are due to hold talks on Wednesday night ahead of...
Russia, US tout cooperation ahead of Arctic Council meeting

Russia, US tout cooperation ahead of Arctic Council meeting

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW — With a warming climate melting more Arctic ice cover and global industries eager to exploit the region for shipping, fishing, drilling and...
US Secretary of State Blinken to visit Greenland

US Secretary of State Blinken to visit Greenland

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Greenland and meet with top Greenlandic and Danish officials both there and in Denmark, as...
A future landslide-triggered tsunami in Greenland could be a lot bigger than experts first thought

A future landslide-triggered tsunami in Greenland could be a lot bigger...

When the tsunami triggered by the June 17, 2017 landslide in Greenland’s Karrat Fjord hit the hamlet of Nuugaatsiaq, it surged about 9 meters...
Top US, Russian diplomats to meet during Arctic Council ministerial

Top US, Russian diplomats to meet during Arctic Council ministerial

Top U.S. and Russian diplomats plan to meet in Iceland next week on the sidelines of the biennial Arctic Council ministerial meeting, amid mounting...