Climate researcher Brian Brettschneider with the National Weather Service has predictions for winter, as well as the implications for Arctic sea ice.
What’s happening at the Malaspina Glacier may be the largest landscape transformation underway in the United States.
Gov. Dunleavy said improvements in technology and decreasing costs of renewable power “open up some new and tremendous possibilities for Alaska.”
Smoke from the record wildfire season in California and the Pacific Northwest has been visible all over the northern half of the Lower 48.
The recent lawsuits over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and National Petroleum Reserve are a lot to keep track of. Casey Grove spoke to Tegan Hanlon to try to sort it all out.
A new study bolster reports by Alaska subsistence fishermen that the species’ numbers have been increasing as the Arctic warms at more than double the rate of the rest of the globe.
Red Dog’s problems show how climate change poses a challenge to the economy of Arctic Alaska, which is warming at triple the rate of the global average.
Ketchikan had 68 days with measurable rainfall, for a total of 47 inches — both records. Sitka set a rainy-day record with 70 days, while Petersburg had a record 31.6 inches. Downtown Juneau saw more rain than it’s seen in 59 years, with 34 inches.
“It appears this was the strongest storm to affect Alaska during the month of August on record,” said Rick Thoman, who works for the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy.
COVID-19 caused construction delays, but now CARES Act funding will pay for five additional homes.