Compilation: Nuclear energy in the Arctic

(Thomas Nilsen/The Independent Barents Observer)
How are Arctic countries using nuclear energy and what are the debates about it? A look back at Eye on the Arctic reports...

Arctic Council creates new expert group on nuclear emergencies

Two fatal accidents during the summer of 2019 was a wake-up call for radiation emergency authorities... Read more...

Finns favour nuclear power to fight climate change, poll says

By Yle News // Friday, December 13, 2019

Nearly half of all respondents to an Yle poll said they consider nuclear power to be a sustainable form of energy... Read More...

New ship to handle all nuclear waste from Rosatom’s operations in Russian Arctic

By Thomas Nilsen, The Independent Barents Observer // Thursday, December 5, 2019

The new special purpose vessel will serve the new icebreakers and the floating nuclear power plants... Read More...

Floating nuclear power plant near destination in Russian eastern Arctic

By Atle Staalesen, The Independent Barents Observer // Monday, September 9, 2019

Final preparations in Pevek, the remote Arctic town that will host the floating nuclear installation.... Read More...


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