Showing posts with label Arctic. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Arctic. Show all posts

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Sweden struggles to contain wildfires as heatwave continues

Sweden struggles to contain wildfires
Dozens of forest wildfires are raging across Sweden, prompting the country to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes, which broke out during an extreme heatwave in the region.

Monday, May 21, 2018

World's first floating nuclear power plant reaches Russia's Arctic for maiden mission

Akademik Lomonosov
The first sea-borne nuclear power plant made in Russia has been towed to the country’s Arctic port of Murmansk, ready to undertake its first mission, generating electricity in remote locations.

Friday, December 08, 2017

La Russie lance son titanesque projet gazier Yamal dans l'Arctique

projet gazier Yamal dans l'Arctique
C'est un projet hors norme, au bout du monde: la Russie inaugure vendredi son gigantesque site gazier Yamal, en Sibérie arctique, érigé dans des conditions climatiques et géologiques extrêmes, avec la participation du groupe français Total et de la Chine.

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium
The world's major fishing nations have agreed a deal to ban commercial fishing in the high seas portion of the central Arctic Ocean.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Russia Launches ‘World’s Biggest, Most Powerful’ Nuclear Icebreaker Ship

Nuclear Icebreaker Ship
Russia has floated out the world’s largest nuclear-powered icebreaker ship as the country moves to reinforce its leadership in the Arctic.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

First tanker for Yamal LNG starts voyage over Northern Sea Route

Northern Sea Route
The first ice-class LNG carrier "Christophe de Margerie" to work within the Yamal LNG project framework entered the Kara Sea and started its first voyage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR), Yamal LNG company said on Tuesday.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Russian scientist works on forecasts of climate change in Arctic

Okhotsk Sea
A scientist of the Pacific Oceanology Institute named after Ilyichev, analyzes sediments from lakes and seas to forecast climate changes and development of natural processes in the Arctic and in Baikal. The project has received a grant of 2.3 million rubles ($38,000) from the Russian Science Fund, the project's author Alexander Kolesnik told TASS on Monday.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Arctic sea ice cover to be second-lowest recorded

Arctic sea ice cover is set to reach to the second-lowest extent since satellite observations began in 1979, according to scientists from Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Monday, June 19, 2017

Russia claims new oil field discovered in the Arctic

Preliminary data indicate a new oil field has been discovered in an area said to hold at least a dozen promising reservoirs, Russian oil company Rosneft said.

Friday, June 16, 2017

EU discusses Arctic issues in northern Finland

The EU Commissioner responsible for Arctic policies, Karmenu Vella, on Thursday underlined the impact of Arctic development for the whole world.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Siberian experts developing new 3D seismic survey methods to locate Arctic hydrocarbons

Researchers from the Institute of the Novosibirsk-based Institute of Oil and Gas Geology and Geophysics together with the Krasnoyarsk subsidiary of Russian oil giant, Rosneft, are creating new methods of 3D seismic survey to search for oil and gas fields in the Arctic.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump publicará un decreto para permitir nuevos pozos de petróleo y gas en alta mar

La orden buscará una revisión de "ciertas regulaciones" y "lugares disponibles" para la exploración de petróleo y gas en aguas estadounidenses, detalla una fuente de la Casa Blanca.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Vladimir Putin visits Arctic to reaffirm Russia's claim

Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited an area in the Arctic archipelago as part of Russia's efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the oil-rich region.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Release of Arctic Methane "May Be Apocalyptic" :Study

A scientific study published in the prestigious journal Palaeoworld in December issued a dire -- and possibly prophetic -- warning, though it garnered little attention in the media.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Expert explains reasons behind record-breaking decline of Arctic ice volumes

The record-breaking decline of the Arctic ice volumes registered by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is associated with the extremely warm summer in the Arctic region last year and ice forming one month later than usually, deputy director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Alexander Danilov said on Friday in a comment on the WMO release.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

US 'Way Behind' on Icebreakers Fleet, Needs to Catch Up

The United States is far behind in terms of icebreakers in the Arctic and needs to close the gap, Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan told Sputnik.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

US and Canada prevent oil drilling in Arctic waters

The United States and Canada will freeze future oil and gas drilling in their Arctic waters, a move applauded by environmentalists but denounced by the energy industry.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

US Scientists: Melting Polar Caps Could Spell Danger For Coastal Cities

Climate scientists have reported that sections of Antarctica’s ice shelf, previously relatively unaffected by rising global temperatures, have begun to melt.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Climate change may contribute to extreme cold winters

Warming in the Arctic appears to be exerting an influence on extreme cold winter weather in some parts of the world, according to a new study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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