Longread – Svalbard town phasing out coal to become gateway for Russia’s Arctic tourism

For visitors, the Russian town on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago combines the contrasts of pristine Arctic beauty and Soviet style industry.

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Norway grants drilling rights closer to protected Arctic waters

Norway issues several new oil licenses north of the 74th parallel. “The opening of new exploration acreage is a precondition

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Ice-Blog – While Arctic melts, sweltering Germany hosts UN climate talks

It’s been a scorcher of a week here in Bonn, Germany. Delegates to the UNFCCC climate talks (one of the interim meetings

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