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...sentence.)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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/today-history
Local
My Turn: New CO2 rule should be applied to oil, gas industries

...will do little to reduce Alaska's emissions, where electric utilities contribute only a small part of Alaska's greenhouse gas total. The 2008 State of Alaska GHG Inventory estimates that, while total GHG emissions in Alaska are about 53 million...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-06/my-turn-new-co2-rule-should-be-applie
Opinion
Expert: Impact of climate changes likely mixed for moose

...this 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-26/expert-impact-climate-changes-likely-mi
State
Energy Dep't seeks methane hydrate proposals

...puzzle, it's uncertain exactly how it could be used.Critics say burning methane will exacerbate the world's greenhouse gas problem and contribute to warming. Unburned methane released into the atmosphere is 20 times more effective at trapping...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/energy-dept-seeks-methane-hydrate-propo
State
DamNation Documentary screening in Juneau

...studies are dismissing the notion of "clean" hydropower by showing that dams and their reservoirs are actual major greenhouse gas emitters worldwide. The Susitna River Coalition supports reduced electricity needs through efficiency and conservation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/damnation-documentary-screening-june
Outdoors
My Turn: Koch Brothers close Alaska refinery while buying false TV ads

...this challenge dictates the need for a comprehensive solution that includes making polluters pay through a price on greenhouse gas emissions."A carbon tax is not mentioned. Neither is cap-and-trade. In short, the Koch brothers made that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-18/my-turn-koch-brothers-close-alaska-re
Opinion
Alaska Science Forum: Climate researcher: There's still time, but not much

...obligated to protect the atmosphere from harmful greenhouse gases. He and many others see Earth's 30-mile shell...a friendly planet. There will simply be too many greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, preventing heat from wafting out...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-31/alaska-science-forum-climate-researc
Outdoors
Opinion: Alaska's environmental standards aren't the best in the world

...leading directory of eco-friendly businesses, completed a "green" rating of all the states. Greenopia looked at greenhouse gas emissions, energy and water consumption, air and water quality, recycling rate, renewable energy generation, number...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-30/opinion-alaskas-environmental-standar
Opinion
Begich says he doesn't support a carbon tax, takes aim at Koch brothers

...this challenge dictates the need for a comprehensive solution that includes making polluters pay through a price on greenhouse gas emissions." Americans for Prosperity, in announcing the ad buy, included a link to the letter with that sentence...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-05/begich-says-he-doesnt-support-carbon-ta
State | AK legislature
Alaska Science Forum: A walk through the UAF Cold Preserve

...the International Arctic Research Center have used instruments here to sniff for carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases. Their 20-foot tower also holds four thermometers at different heights. Whether by design or chance, they have...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-21/alaska-science-forum-walk-through-ua
Outdoors

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