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Obama: Climate change a security threat to slow down the warming of the planet."He laid out his administration's steps to reduce carbon greenhouse gas emissions, including strict limits on emissions from vehicles and power plants. The government expects those emission reductions...
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My Turn: Alaska can shape the global Arctic agenda

...rapid changes in the Arctic Ocean. He reminded us that all Arctic nations face the urgent need to coordinate greenhouse gas emission reductions, stewardship of our oceans and the sustainable use of resources that are becoming more accessible every...
California ramps up efforts to cut emissions

LOS ANGELES - Building on California's ambitious effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called on the state to further slash its carbon footprint over the next 15 years.Brown set a...
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Yellow cedar under consideration for endangered species protection

...tree."We're losing yellow cedar rapidly to climate change, and if we don't start addressing our greenhouse gas emissions, we're going to lose yellow cedars," she said.Owen Graham, executive director of the Alaska Forest Association...
Sullivan talks states' rights, AKLNG

...You've seen what natural gas in places like the Lower 48 ... where there's been a huge reduction of greenhouse gas emissions through the use of natural gas. ... What I would never be for, and this administration seems to be for all the...
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My Turn: Keystone XL Pipeline deserves the President's scrutiny

...considerably dirtier than conventional crude oil, as extracting and refining it creates up to three times more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional crude. The benefits are minimal, and the cost to the climate is real. At a time when we need to...
Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...manipulation of the global energy market.Most importantly, it will provide that power cleanly, with no greenhouse gas emissions.That is by far the most powerful argument in favor of the dam. If habitat protection was the environmental issue...
My Turn: The climate marches past Alaska

...When the EPA couldn't pass its job-killing carbon tax through Congress, the EPA tried to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act. We fought to stop it." This accolade misses the mark on multiple levels, including the fact...
Today in History

...Five years ago: Group of Eight leaders, including President Barack Obama, pledged to dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 as they met in L'Aquila, Italy. South Korea blamed North Korea for cyberattacks targeting its websites...
Expert: Impact of climate changes likely mixed for moose

...century by UAF's Scenarios Network for Alaska & Arctic Planning. Those forecasts are based on rising global greenhouse gas emissions, which most scientists believe are the primary driver of modern climate change.Under those scenarios, Fairbanks...


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