Climate Change

The Village of Nanwalek Resevoir remains nearly empty due to unprecedented drought conditions, Sept. 9, 2019, in Nanwalek, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Kenai Peninsula Borough)

Assembly to consider climate change commission

The creation of the commission was included as a goal of the borough’s comprehensive plan.

 

This map shows the varying levels of drought in Southeast Alaska, as of the week of June 6, 2019.The red portion of the map indicates extreme drought, dark orange indicates severe drought, light orange indicates moderate drought and yellow indicates abnormally dry conditions. (Courtesy Photo | U.S. Drought Monitor)

Southeast experiencing rare drought

The entirety of Southeast Alaska is in some state of drought.

 

Students strike against climate change

Juneau high schoolers hope policy changes faster than the climate does.

 

Dunleavy dissolves climate change action team

The team was supposed to last until 2020.

Department seeks to adapt amid climate change in Alaska

JUNEAU (AP) — The Alaska transportation department is changing how it maintains roads as the state feels the effects of climate change. Alaska’s Energy Desk… Continue reading