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California ramps up efforts to cut emissions

...Building on California's ambitious effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called...The 28-nation European Union has set the same greenhouse-gas reduction target for 2030.The executive order is...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-30/california-ramps-efforts-cut-emission
Not For Web
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
My Turn: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...change. We need a universal climate agreement in Paris that limits global warming to 2 degrees Celsius. Emitting greenhouse gases that increase global temperatures beyond that will have far-spread consequences, altering climatic regions all over...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-14/my-turn-gwichin-vs-climate-change
Opinion
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
Outdoors
Sullivan talks states' rights, AKLNG

...do so. 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/sullivan-talks-states-rights-aklng
State | AK legislature
Letter: The three E's of sustainability

...cannot drill our way out of climate change and this is why I wrote the first letter. No matter what your view is on greenhouse gases and climate change, lowering emission is not the only way to lower CO2 levels. Raising consumption of CO2 with...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-02-18/letter-three-es-sustainability
Letters
Letter: We can't drill our way out of climate change

...cannot be captured by drilling. The solution to slowing slowing methane release is to slow our own emissions of greenhouse gases.I can sympathize with Mr. Bowhay's conclusion. Part of me would love to believe that we could drill our way...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-02-08/letter-we-cant-drill-our-way-out-clim
Letters
My Turn: Keystone XL Pipeline deserves the President's scrutiny

...source 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-11/my-turn-keystne-xl-pipeline-deserves-
Opinion
Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...and the 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-02/empire-editorial-case-susitna-dam
Opinion

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