Greenland

Greenland’s Inatsisartut (parliament) passed a law on November 9, reinstating the country's ban on the prospecting, exploration and exploitation of uranium, reports Peter Boyle.

Within weeks, Greenland's parliament is expected to pass a bill reinstating a ban on uranium mining that was lifted in 2013 under pressure from mining companies, reports Peter Boyle.

Peter Boyle reports on a scandal erupting over attempts to prevent Inuit Ataqatigiit candidate Múte Bourup Egede from winning the country's election in April.

Green Left speaks to Niels Henrik Hooge from Friends of the Earth Denmark and Søren Søndergaard from Denmark's Red-Green Alliance.

Ecosocialist party Inuit Ataqatigiit won Greenland's April 4 election, in what was effectively a referendum on an Australian company's proposed uranium and rare-earth elements mining project, reports Peter Boyle.

The melting of the Arctic ice cap is the surest sign that dangerous climate change is already upon us. But some of the world’s most powerful governments are not worrying about what to do about it, they’re scrambling to profit from it.   WikiLeaks released a series of leaked US diplomatic cables on May 12 that confirmed the race is on to carve up the Arctic region for previously inaccessible oil, gas and mineral deposits.
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