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...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...
My Turn: Koch Brothers close Alaska refinery while buying false TV ads

...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 stuff...
Opinion: Alaska's environmental standards aren't the best in the world 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...
Paper looks at a future without carnivores

...facing people such as population growth, meat consumption and exploitation of wild prey, livestock production, greenhouse gas emissions, food security, deforestation and desertification, and water quality/quantity with carnivore conservation...
Researchers say Arctic Ocean leaking methane

...Semiletov at UAF's International Arctic Research Center have spent more than a decade researching the Arctic's greenhouse gas emissions, along with scientists from Russia, Europe and the Lower 48.Shakhova, the lead author of the most recent...
Begich says he doesn't support a carbon tax, takes aim at Koch brothers

...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 underlined...
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Climate report struggles with temperature quirks skeptics: The heating of Earth's surface appears to have slowed in the past 15 years even though greenhouse gas emissions keep rising.For years, skeptics have touted what looks like a slowdown in surface warming since 1998 to cast...
Republicans say energy nominee out of 'mainstream'

...decades, but is concerned that steps need to be taken by 2035 to ensure that natural gas does not contribute to greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming.He called natural gas "a terrific fuel" and said it would be needed for several...
CBJ launches sustainability website

...such as how to keep energy costs down and limit greenhouse gas emissions, and which construction products and methods...primary goal the plan is to reduce communitywide greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2032.Many of the steps outlined...


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