Climate Change

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About 200 protesters attended a rally for climate change action at the Alaska Capitol on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)

Conserve, convert, cooperate: Lead Obama climate scientist rallies Juneau

Dr. Don Wuebbles, a former climate scientist for the Obama administration, led a chant outside the Alaska Capitol building on Saturday morning. Before him on… Continue reading


After the ‘blob’, warm weather persisted — except in Southeast

The “blob” is dead, and in 2017, Alaska’s above-normal temperatures went with it. Not everyone enjoyed the changes that last year brought to Alaska’s weather,… Continue reading

Walker names members of climate change advisory panel

Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday morning announced the members of his climate change advisory board. The board, established by an executive order on Halloween, has… Continue reading

Walker announces ‘climate team’ days after teens sue

Gov. Bill Walker billed a press conference Tuesday morning as the rollout of his strategy to address climate change. When the announcement came, it was… Continue reading

DEC rejects climate change petition

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has rejected a petition from a group of Alaska youths that sought tougher state regulation of greenhouse gases. In… Continue reading