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Opponents of a major Greenland mine say coronavirus constraints are compromising the public hearing process

Opponents of a major Greenland mine say coronavirus constraints are compromising the public hearing...

Public hearings on a controversial and long-discussed rare earths and uranium mine in Greenland have been pushed back two weeks, but opponents of the...
Public hearings on a controversial Greenland mine get underway

Public hearings on a controversial Greenland mine get underway

After a brief summer visit to the small town of Narsaq in grassy southern Greenland, Danish nuclear physicist Niels Bohr, famous for his Nobel...
A controversial Greenland mine passes a key regulatory hurdle, and heads for public comment

A controversial Greenland mine passes a key regulatory hurdle, and heads for public comment

One of Greenland’s most controversial mining projects, a proposed uranium and rare earths mine, has reached what its owners describe as a “major” milestone...
Two key steps Greenland should take to make sure mining benefits all its citizens

Two key steps Greenland should take to make sure mining benefits all its citizens

Greenland has vast mineral resources, including nickel, gold, and uranium, but at present the country only has two producing mines. Although Greenland has had...
With a $12.1 million offer to Greenland, America is playing softball in the Arctic

With a $12.1 million offer to Greenland, America is playing softball in the Arctic

On April 23, the U.S. Department of State announced it was offering a $12.1 million aid package to Greenland. During a briefing on the...
Greenland isn’t for sale — but it is for lease

Greenland isn’t for sale — but it is for lease

Trump’s much-lampooned interest in purchasing Greenland is finally falling out of the headlines. As the icy dust subsides, it’s easier to approach the situation with...
The Week Ahead: They need to talk

The Week Ahead: They need to talk

When the first Arctic Security Roundtable, a series of occasional meetings organized by the Munich Security Conference, was held in Washington in 2017, the...
As industry rebounds, likelihood of new Greenlandic mines grows

As industry rebounds, likelihood of new Greenlandic mines grows

By 2022, Greenland could have as many as four mines up and running, laying the foundation or what successive governments have identified as a...
A decade on, a Greenland rare-earths mine is close to final approval

A decade on, a Greenland rare-earths mine is close to final approval

A decision on whether to permit mining at one of the world’s largest deposits of rare-earth elements has moved to its final stage after...
As Greenland nears uranium decision, opponents fear public won’t be heard

As Greenland nears uranium decision, opponents fear public won’t be heard

Opponents of uranium mining in Greenland staged a pair of demonstrations on Tuesday to urge newly elected lawmakers not to approve a planned mine...