Eye on the Arctic

Decision-makers need to develop more robust policies to address the potential impacts of climate tipping points that threaten to destabilize the climate system, a new policy brief out of Finland says.
June 02, 2024
The European Arctic saw above-normal temperatures for the majority of 2023, says the new European State of the Climate report from the EU’s Copernicus program and the World Meteorological Organization.
April 23, 2024
According to a recent Arctic Council report, fishing vessels were the most common ships in Arctic waters in 2022.
April 13, 2024
The Executive Board of the Sámi Parliament in Finland has recommended the previous term’s election committee be reappointed to oversee the June 24 repeat Sámi Assembly elections.
April 13, 2024
A new study examining almost 40 years of data reveals that Greenland’s glaciers have lost more ice than previously thought.
February 07, 2024
Airports in Finland’s Arctic Lapland saw record-breaking numbers in 2023, Finland’s airport administration reported this week.
January 17, 2024
A recent report examining the flag states of ships travelling in the Arctic shows Russia, Norway and Denmark were the three nations with the most vessels.
January 14, 2024
Norwegian F-35s, along with personnel, will arrive in Iceland on Monday for airspace surveillance, Iceland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday.
January 14, 2024
The datasets have been crunched and indicate 2023 was the warmest year on record “by a huge margin,” the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday.
January 14, 2024
The U.K. needs to prioritize military investments that will allow it to better respond to activities by Russia and China in the North, says a recent report from the by the U.K.’s International Relations and Defence Committee.
December 12, 2023