Alaska Chokes on Wildfires as ...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Fires are spreading farther north, burning more intensely and starting earlier, in line with what scientists have warned would happen with climate change.

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Thawing Alaskan permafrost thr...

Jun 17, 2019 by

A city in western Alaska has lost a huge stretch of riverbank to erosion that may turn it into an island, amid renewed warnings from scientists over the havoc triggered by the accelerating melting of the state’s ice and permafrost.

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Interior Dept. Delays Its Plan...

Apr 25, 2019 by

The delay appears to be an acknowledgment that the court decision is a significant setback for what President Trump has called his policy of “energy dominance” — an effort to rapidly expand oil and gas drilling across the country.

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Is There A Ticking Time Bomb U...

Jan 27, 2018 by

[Translate] Michaeleen Doucleff Twitter The Permafrost Tunnel Research Facility, dug in the mid-1960s, allows scientists a...

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Government Whistleblower Sound...

Jul 21, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment A scientist looking for a way to help Alaska Natives whose villages are sinking was reassigned by the Trump...

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THE WAY FORWARD ON NORTH KOREA

Jul 5, 2017 by

[Translate] Editorial The Way Forward on North Korea By THE EDITORIAL BOARD   NYTIMES Photo President Trump is learning the...

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THE U.S. IS RELOCATING AN ENTI...

Jun 6, 2017 by

[Translate] A TALE OF TWO TOWNS Not quite an ark. (Reuters/Jason Reed) Neha Thirani Bagri   QZ.COM   The water has been inching...

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CLIMATE CHANGE FORCES NORTHWES...

Mar 24, 2017 by

[Translate]   Zoe Loftus-Farren, Earth Island Journal | Op-Ed Fawn Sharp grew up in Taholah village, a small community on the...

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GLOBAL ‘COMPOST BOMBR...

Dec 31, 2016 by

[Translate]   gwenole camus Global warming is causing microorganisms that dwell in previously frozen soil to release carbon dioxide...

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The Front Lines of Climate Dis...

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[Translate]   By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | News Analysis Helicopters ferry water to drop on a wildfire just south of Anchorage, Alaska....

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LAST OIL COMPANY PULLS OUT OF ...

Jun 13, 2016 by

[Translate] by Ryan Koronowski CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock The Pacific Walrus calls the Chukchi and Bering Seas home.  ...

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ALASKA’S HUGE CLIMATE MY...

Jun 5, 2016 by

[Translate] Energy and Environment analysis By Chris Mooney  THE WASHINGTON POST In this June 2015 photo, smoke rises from the Bogus...

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THE ZOMBIE WILDFIRES HAVE AWAK...

Jun 3, 2016 by

[Translate] REUTERS/Mat-Su Borough/Stefan Hinman By Kate Yoder   GRIST As if we didn’t have enough to worry about with the start...

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AS CLIMATE CHANGE HEATS UP, AR...

Mar 26, 2016 by

[Translate] There’s a shortage of housing solutions in the far north, where the Arctic is warming faster than expected. Photograph:...

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ARCTIC SIRENS WAIL: WHERE ARE ...

Mar 14, 2016 by

[Translate] HUFFINGTON POST Robin Bronen Executive Director of Alaska Institute for Justice; Senior Research scientist at the...

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THE CHILLING SCIENCE ON ALASKA...

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[Translate] Soil Science By Andrea Thompson GRIST Cross-posted from Climate Central Up to a quarter of the permafrost that lies just...

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NO MORE ARCTIC DRILLING ATTEMP...

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[Translate] by Samantha PageCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Jim Paulin Shell has announced it will discontinue oil exploration in...

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THE ROLLING STONE ARTICLE EVER...

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[Translate] by DarkScholar DAILY KOS Over the past few days, everyone has been discussing the interview in Rolling Stone where Donald...

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BI-POLAR DISORDER: OBAMA’...

Sep 5, 2015 by

[Translate]   by Paul Street  COUNTERPUNCH   We live in strange Orwellian, Islamophobic, and eco-cidal times. A comrade from the...

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Neoliberal Environmentalism...

Aug 30, 2015 by

[Translate] Environment Establishment Dems are trying to take climate action while still satisfying corporate interests. That...

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THE NEW COLD WAR

Jul 6, 2015 by

[Translate] In the Race to Control the Arctic, the U.S. Lags Behind By Bob Reiss  NEWSWEEK In offshore Alaska, Royal Dutch Shell is...

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THE WEST IS LITERALLY ON FIRE,...

Jul 1, 2015 by

[Translate] by Natasha Geiling CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock   As expected, the 2015 wildfire season has meant more bad news...

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ALASKA’S CLIMATE HELL: R...

Jun 22, 2015 by

[Translate] The Arctic state is battling two major blazes against a backdrop of rapid warming Lindsay Abrams SALON.COM In this June...

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War Games Set to Begin in the ...

Jun 16, 2015 by

[Translate] Environment As the Navy unleashes 6,000 personnel for training exercises, local communities protest impacts on wildlife...

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WILDFIRES RAVAGE ALASKAN TUNDR...

Jun 14, 2015 by

[Translate] Alaska Fire Crews Battling 2 Large Tundra Wildfires Associated Press  |  By RACHEL D’ORO ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) —...

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BAKED ALASKA: A SNOWLESS CLIMA...

Jun 4, 2015 by

[Translate] Tech & Science By Lynnley Browning /NEWSWEEK The Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, viewed from the air just East of...

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The Navy gears up for huge war...

May 24, 2015 by

[Translate] U.S. Navy By Dahr Jamail VIA GRIST This essay is a joint TomDispatch/Truthout report. I lived in Anchorage for 10 years...

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BREAKING: Obama Administration...

May 12, 2015 by

[Translate] by Emily AtkinCLIMATE PROGRESS In this Aug. 24, 2009 picture provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Coast Guard...

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Despite Known Risk of Spill, U...

Mar 23, 2015 by

[Translate] Posted on Mar 23, prostate  2015 David Astley (CC BY-SA 2.0) In spite of estimates of a 75 percent or greater chance of...

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Seeing Is Believing as Scienti...

Mar 1, 2015 by

[Translate] By Tim Radford, Climate News Network     The U.S. climate research facility on the North Slope of Alaska. (Jonathan...

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