Tag: climate change

New climate old

La Nina – the cold-shouldered sister of El Nino – is reported to be dying in the central Pacific Ocean, but you sure couldn’t tell it in Alaska’s urban core on Sunday […]

Missing the game

Fourteen oil-and-gas producing states have joined Indiana in supporting the country’s major oil companies in their effort to fend off a climate change litigation begun by the cities of San Fransisco and […]

Go play

With less than five weeks to go until the first day of spring, winter has finally arrived on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, though the wilderness playground south of the state’s largest city remains […]

Wild divide

Former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles this week led an exodus from the National Park Service advisory board, and some Alaskans were celebrating. Welcome to the 21st Century of divisiveness on all fronts.

Something’s missing

Halfway through the winter season, Southwestern Alaska finds itself confronting a strange, new world. The lower Kuskokwim River remains unfrozen. December felt like an average November, maybe October. And  the temperature on Sunday […]

New norm

Rain was falling in the Alaska ski-resort community of Girdwood on Friday afternoon, and the National Weather Service was predicting it would reach the state’s largest city by the weekend.    After […]