The governing party (Siumut) called national elections after its junior partner had left the government coalition which lost its majority. Obviously, Kvanefjeld mining project is at the core of the dispute. The mining project has been a matter of disagreement for many years, causing serious divisions in government as well as population. The project is…

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New Arctic strategies are underway in the Danish Realm and the European Union. By encouraging large-scale mining and oil and gas extraction, the existing strategies have a negative impact on Greenland’s pristine environment. Unfortunately, there are no signs that the new strategies will be any different. Greenland possesses some of the world’s largest oil and…

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