The Anchorage Hillside temperature at 7 p.m. on Halloween was 47 degrees, two degrees down from a daily high that fell just a degree short of the record for the date. Halloween’s […]
Alaska’s real problems
Mareesa Nicosia is a reporter from New York who journeyed to the tiny, Alaska village of Newtok late this summer to write about global warming because global warming is trending. Newtok is […]
Barrow under siege
The apocalypse is at the door of Alaska’s and America’s northernmost community. You can read about it on the internets. “A stroll along one of Barrow’s handful of roads shows just […]
Climate change gone wild
Seventy degree temperatures in Alaska in March. Sockeye salmon swarming to Alaska rivers thinking May is June. Glaciers fleeing the coast to search for mountain cold. Get out the beach umbrellas. The […]
Saved by a warmer Arctic?
Do not inhale
Puffy, itchy eyes; sinus headaches and a general sense of malaise hit many in Alaska’s largest city on Saturday as the dark side of global warming showed its face in a spring […]
Global warming’s good side
The swallows and robins were beginning to nest in Anchorage, Alaska on Friday. The temperature hit 71 degrees, tying the all-time record high. And Friday May 13 appeared to be headed straight […]
The new normal?
The temperature in Anchorage, Alaska on Sunday hit 51 degrees. It was not a new high, but it came close, missing a tie with the historic record by only a degree. The […]
The new and truly “Iceland”
Raindrops were sprinkling Alaska’s largest city again Thursday, and suddenly the year-old climate-change speculation about Anchorage transforming into “a less sunny version of Seattle” wasn’t so funny.