Tag: climate change

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 […]

Deep snow

  As yet another warm Gulf of Alaska storm slammed into the 49th state’s urban underbelly on Tuesday, pushing temperatures to near 40 degrees on the slopes of the Chugach Mountains above […]

A new green land

With the Arctic recording its second warmest year on record, despite global temperatures moderating slightly, the U.S. National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (N0AA) on Tuesday warned that the polar ice cap “shows no […]