More than 200 remote communities in Canada rely on diesel fuel for energy. Cleaner options could fuel a better quality of life.
The North Water Polynya, or Pikialasorsuaq, is a key ocean area for Arctic animals and for Inuit hunting and fishing. Rocket launches threaten to contaminate the area with harmful chemicals.
The Arctic plays a big role in Canada's national identity. But as Canada's relationship with the region evolves, the interests of Indigenous peoples must be better-represented.
The Supreme Court of Canada's recent decisions on Clyde River and Chippewas contain key lessons to ensure that Indigenous rights are recognized and respected in the future.
The Inuit town of Clyde River has won a long battle to stop Arctic seismic testing. The Supreme Court ruled the Inuit weren't adequately consulted. What does that mean for future consultations?
Set aside the politics. If by some miracle we turned off carbon emissions immediately, how would the climate respond?
The link between melting sea ice and extreme weather has been known for a while, but now it's happening further afield.
Oil production used to fall when prices were low. But a new drilling boom in Alaska, driven by technical advances and global partnerships, spotlights America's rise as a world oil power.
How is rapid warming in the Arctic affecting animals that are adapted to cold? A wildlife biologist is using many techniques to find out, including stalking muskoxen in a polar bear costume.
The end of 2016 has brought balmy Arctic temperatures and record low ice extent for the time of year. It's a freak event even by modern standards, and climate models point the finger firmly at humans.
An object lesson in seasonal geopolitics.
There is no doubt that 2016 has been a record-breaking year for the Earth’s climate.
The region's reserves are in very deep water and won't be tapped into any time soon.
America appears as divided over key aspects of foreign policy as it is at home. So how does President-elect Trump hope to handle that divide, and what will be the major issues facing him?
Cold polar water can stop the Arctic sea ice from melting – but what happens if it warms up?
A glaciologist develops a lightweight method for probing the depths of Greenland's ice sheet to answer a crucial question: How fast is it melting?
168 years on, experts are finally uncovering the secrets of the Royal Navy's tragic expedition to the Northwest Passage.
There are a number of laws that Arctic states and indigenous peoples can turn to to protect their environment.
2015 was the world's hottest year on record. The US State of the Climate report has rounded up the litany of temperature and other records that were broken all over the globe.
For birds migrating to the top of the world, the warming climate could severely contract the available space they have to breed.