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Alaska Climate Change

Obama Wants His Alaska Trip To Be The 'Punctuation Mark' On His Climate Legacy

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

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As The Planet Warms, A Remote Alaskan Town Shows Just How Unprepared We Are | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

The remote village of Shishmaref, Alaska, has been experiencing the effects of climate change first-hand. In the last decades, the island's shores hav...

PHOTOS: The Disappearing Village

Posted 07.30.2013 | Green

It is already difficult to find Kivalina on a map, but soon it may be impossible. Not only does the Alaskan village only cover 1.9 square miles of ...

Sarah Palin: 'Global Warming My Gluteus Maximus'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

Global warming isn't happening, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) argued over the weekend, pointing to the fact that it was snowing in Alaska in May....

Sarah Palin's Climate Change Panel Goes Dormant Under Alaska's Current Governor

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before she stepped onto the national stage, Sarah Palin was worried about the warming planet and what climate change was doing to her ho...

New Threat Could Bring Big Increase In Global Warming By 2100

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | Green

By Alister Doyle and Regan Doherty DOHA, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Permafrost lands across Siberia and Alaska that contain vast stores of car...

Detective Work Reveals What's Killing Alaska's Mighty Trees: Climate Change

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 04.19.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Forest Service researchers have confirmed what has long been suspected about a valuable tree in Alaska's Panhandle: Cl...

Mudslides, Wildfires & Declining Wildlife Highlight Climate Change In Alaska

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters/Yereth Rosen) - Thawing permafrost is triggering mudslides onto a key road traveled by busloads of sightseers. Tall bushe...

Alaska Acknowledges Climate Change

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska wildlife officials have released a report acknowledging that scientific and traditional evidence increasingly shows c...