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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
News be subsidized," he said. "I caution you that if the argument is that these result in fewer net emissions of greenhouse gases, that proposition is pretty shaky."Some U.S. companies, embracing plant-based materials research, have...
Voices of Alaska: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...climate change. We need a universal climate agreement in Paris that limits global warming to 2 degrees C. Emitting greenhouse gases that increase global temperatures beyond 2 degrees C will have far spread consequences, altering climatic regions...
Refuge Notebook: What do you value about living on the Kenai Peninsula? increased concentrations of greenhouse gases. The global average temperature...or polices designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to slow or...mitigation to reduce current levels of greenhouse gas emissions, adaptation efforts...


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