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Shell says it will cease Alaska offshore Arctic drilling

...about 150 feet of water. Environmental groups oppose Arctic offshore drilling and say industrial activity and more greenhouse gases will harm polar bears, walrus and ice seals. Over the summer, protesters in kayaks unsuccessfully tried to block...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-27/shell-says-it-will-cease-alaska-offs
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Obama visit reaches into Arctic

...in Alaska. He said, despite progress in reducing greenhouse gases, the planet is already warming and the U.S. isn't...pressure on leaders in the U.S. and abroad to cut greenhouse gas emissions, as he works to secure a global climate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-02/obama-visit-reaches-into-arctic
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Shell president optimistic about Arctic offshore drilling

...the same hotel as the president - the Hotel Captain Cook.While environmentalists praise the president for curbing greenhouse gases, they pillory him for granting Shell permission to drill in the Chukchi Sea for the first time in 24 years.The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-01/shell-president-optimistic-about-arc
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Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit

...fuel-efficiency standards to regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants - they consider the approval...warming.The burning of fossil fuels causes more greenhouse gases to build up in the atmosphere. Some groups would...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/approval-of-arctic-drilling-comes-ju
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A different way to think about climate change

...different than mitigation, which are actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Adaption is different than engagement...our adaptation challenges." Do we look to reducing greenhouse gas emissions because it is more important in the near...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-13/a-different-way-to-think-about-clima
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Op-ed: Keystone kaput for now

...that the pipeline "would be unlikely to alter global greenhouse gas emissions." That seemed to meet the president's...pipeline if it would not "significantly exacerbate" greenhouse gas emissions. It wouldn't, but he rejected it anyway...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-11-09/op-ed-keystone-kaput-for-now
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In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

...he works to secure his environmental legacy before his presidency ends. The president has pledged a U.S. cut in greenhouse gas emissions of up to 28 percent by 2030, compared to 2005 levels, and plans to use the Alaska visit to build public...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-29/in-alaska-obama-to-walk-fine-line-on
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Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze lifted

...39-to-1. When the avoided cost of building new gas-fired generating capacity, generation facility retirement, and greenhouse gas reductions are included, the ratio improves to more than 3-to-1, he said.Roughly half of the project qualifies...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-15/susitna-watana-studies-resume-after-
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Alaska not included in new federal emission-cutting rule

...political leaders welcomed the announcement Monday that Alaska was not included in a new federal rule aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it didn't have the information needed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-03/alaska-not-included-in-new-federal-e
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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...allows us to make those relationship connections," Rupp said.Still, climate models predict heat-trapping, greenhouse gasses will lead to warmer Alaska summers. "They're all consistently trending up," Rupp said.Records on Alaska wildfires...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/wildfires-blister-alaska-with-increa
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