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Greenhouse gas panel seeks action plan

The new Greenhouse Gas Subcommittee has begun its long trek toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Juneau. Step one is...a resolution in 2009 that endorsed greenhouse gas reduction goals of 1 percent for the...
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...
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...
Group aims at curbing greenhouse gas emissions

...ways Alaska can reduce its own greenhouse gas emissions and develop policies...our fair share on reduction of greenhouse gas emissions," he said. To date...Bush administration to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air...
Stevens behind bill to reduce greenhouse gas

...designed to cut greenhouse gases, the Byrd-Stevens bill would require a long-term national strategy to "stabilize greenhouse gas levels without adversely impacting the economy." It also would increase spending on climate change research. Sen...
Parnell wants delay in greenhouse gas rule

...bury Alaska's businesses, institutions and state environmental agencies in paperwork without accomplishing its goal. Parnell said he wants the EPA to wait on the rules until Congress comes up with a solution to the greenhouse gas problem.
Take neighborhoods off heating oil

...Sustainability report, approximately 31 percent of Juneau's greenhouse gas emissions are from buildings. If the city is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and to slowing the rate of global warming...
Time to bring back wildlife protection

...process of the Endangered Species Act; exempting greenhouse gas-emitting projects from regulation under the Act...federal agencies from protecting the polar bear from greenhouse gas emissions, the primary threat to its continued existence...
Outside editorial: Let Congress address issue of climate change

...the use of the Endangered Species Act to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. It was the right call when it was made...Clean Energy and Security Act would seek to slash 2005 greenhouse gas emission levels 83 percent by 2050 through a cap-and-trade...
Outside editorial: Warming relations between US, China

...bridge their divide over reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Just last week, China...for 42 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, their discussions...technologies that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Significant disagreements...


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