The Quest to Turn the Arctic Into a Clean Energy Outpost Has Begun
"A lot of the remote communities are dependent on diesel."
defense & security
Russia Is Wrapping the Arctic in a Loving, Militarized Embrace
The completion of a new Arctic base is Russia's latest projection of power in the region, which is meant to convey a sense of symbolic dominion in the far north.
Tensions With Russia Overshadow Arctic Council Summit Focused on Combatting Climate Change
US Secretary of State John Kerry assumed chairmanship of the international forum, but avoided publicly addressing the growing militarization of the Arctic.
Opinion and Analysis
Russia's Massive Military Exercise in the Arctic Is Utterly Baffling
A massive Russian Arctic exercise this week was an extremely difficult or even counterproductive way to achieve its objective… whatever that objective may have been.