A Finnish icebreaker has completed the Northwest Sea passage, which links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across the Arctic. The trip, from Vancouver to Greenland’s capital city Nuuk, took 24 days -- a new record, in part because climate change…
By PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling.
By Dan Joling, Associated Press
A crucial water source for northern ecosystems -- arctic river icings -- are slowly melting away with each successive year.
By Dave Berndtson
President-elect Donald Trump’s next target in his political denial of human-driven global warming and climate change might be NASA’s $2-billion annual budget for Earth science.
By Lee Billings, Scientific American
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
A five-year offshore drilling plan announced on Friday blocks planned sale of new oil and gas drilling rights in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas in the Arctic…
By Larisa Epatko
On Monday, the United States hosts the leaders of 20 nations at a conference on critical issues facing the Arctic. One topic at the conference in Anchorage, Alaska, is the potential for overfishing in the central Arctic Ocean.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's approval of the final permit to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental…
By Justin Scuiletti
Arctic air temperatures are rising at more than twice the rate of the rest of the world, a new report says.
Confronting bitter weather, Midwest mayors address help for vulnerable citizens…
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