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Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming

...during a teleconference Thursday.Greenhouse gas emissions contribute to global...carbon and methane, short-lived greenhouse gases that are particularly potent...he said of efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. "China and the United...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/federal-report-polar-bears-peril-due-gl
State
Polar bears could feel global warming's bite by 2025

...could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions in as soon as a decade...Thursday in the Federal Register.Greenhouse gases are blamed for the climate warming...two scenarios: one in which greenhouse gas emissions stabilized, and the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/polar-bears-could-feel-global-warmings-
State
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://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/wildfires-blister-alaska-increased-freq
State
EPA intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

...account for about 2 percent of total annual global greenhouse gas emissions. That sounds small, but it's nearly...emissions produced by Germany, the sixth-greatest greenhouse gas producing country, according to a study released...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-11/epa-intends-regulate-emissions-us-air
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California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

...available in Australia, prompting critics to dismiss them as expensive and power-hungry flops that will create greenhouse gases and worsen the continent's climate-change woes. Supporters say the plants will protect the country from the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/california-looks-australia-tips-survi
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My Turn: Sullivan: Alaska, Washington state must work together

...both Democrats and Republicans - suggested that if Washington's politicians were really interested in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, they should start in their own backyard by protesting Boeing's operations.The Alaska Legislature's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-02/my-turn-sullivan-alaska-washington-st
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska can shape the global Arctic agenda

...and 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-13/my-turn-alaska-can-shape-global-arcti
Opinion
Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...State John Kerry said nations needed to significantly reduce emissions of black carbon and methane, short-lived greenhouse gases that are particularly potent sources of the Arctic's warming. He said firm reduction goals would be set at the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/despite-tensions-us-russia-vow-cooperat
State
Researchers say permafrost carbon release will be gradual

...the atmosphere in the form of greenhouse gases, accelerating climate change...more potent methane. Those greenhouse gases create additional warming...researchers' suggestions of a huge greenhouse gas release associated with warming...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/researchers-say-permafrost-carbon-relea
State
Yellow cedar under consideration for endangered species protection

...to list the 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/yellow-cedar-under-consideration-end
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