As part of KTOO’s 40th Anniversary celebration, we’re looking back at our history – which in many cases is the history of Juneau as well. On Thursday, January 16th, from 10 am – Noon, we’ll be featuring a radio special highlighting the music of Jim Pepper, produced by Andy Hope and Peter Metcalfe.
- The amendment to phase out old-growth logging has been in the works since 2014. It takes effect in 30 days.
- Black carbon, which is produced by burning, can accelerate warming of the atmosphere and melting of glaciers.
- Plans for managing the nation's largest national forest call for changes in timber harvests that one critic says will be "the demise of the timber industry."
- President Obama today issued an executive order creating the “Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area” of 112,300 square miles.