Arctic, non-Arctic nations hold talks on fishing limits at top of the world

Canada and Arctic coastal countries are to hold talks with non-Arctic nations Monday about imposing a fishing moratorium in seas at the top of the wor

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2015-11-30

Bill McKibben: What the Paris conference on climate change can do for planet Earth

Starting Monday, diplomats and scientists, activists and heads of state at the 2015 U.N. climate change conference in Paris will scramble to reach the

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2015-11-30

Putin calls for balance between business and environment in the Arctic

Keeping a balance between extraction of resources and conservation of the fragile ecosystem is a key priority for Russia, President Vladimir Putin say

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2015-11-24

Nordic Climate- and Environment Ministers Declaration of Climate Change

The Nordic countries call for game-changing global climate action at COP21 in Paris. Date: Oct 28, 2015Location: ReykjavikThe Nordic Council of Minist

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2015-11-24

The Arctic has a limited role in COP21

Despite recent focus on effects of climate change in the Arctic by leading Arctic nations, there is reason to believe that the region will not be addr

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2015-11-24

The U.S. still needs Arctic energy

Editors' Note: America has fallen behind its economic competitors—namely Russia and China—in Arctic resource and infrastructure investment. Charles Eb

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2015-11-23

Following in Shell's footsteps, oil major Statoil will also exit the Alaskan Arctic

Statoil, the major Norwegian oil company, announced Tuesday that just like Royal Dutch Shell, it too is abandoning plans of drilling in the Alaskan Ar

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2015-11-23

China's Arctic Strategy: Respect, co-operation and win-win

It has become commonplace at the annual Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavík for non-Arctic states and governments to present their Far North regiona

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2015-11-22

Keynote Speech by Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming at the China Country Session of the Third Arctic Circle Assembly

Your Excellency President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson,Ladies and Gentlemen,The Chinese delegation is honored to hold this country session during the third

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2015-10-18

Chinese FM spells out stance on Arctic

China's foreign minister has reiterated the principles guiding China's participation in Arctic affairs. Wang Yi said Beijing always follows respect, c

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2015-10-18