Baltimore was one of the first places to file a lawsuit seeking damages from fossil fuel companies.
More people than ever before are living in parts of Alaska that are at risk from wildland fires.
If the world’s high emissions continue on their trajectory, by the 2080s all but one of the 21 cities that previously hosted the Winter Games — Sapporo, Japan — would not be able to do so again.
Through the project, music composers will interpret glacier outburst floods, high latitude mirages and arctic sea ice changes.
The Skagway Traditional Council is asking harvesters to avoid blue mussels until the population rebounds.
Forage fish, some seabirds and humpback whales in Prince William Sound all seemed to see declines related to warm temperatures. Herring, on the other hand, thrive in warmer water.
Beavers are moving to the Arctic as the Alaska tundra heats up and the beaver population rebounds after centuries of trapping. A study published in December shows the small, industrious mammal is accelerating climate change in the north.
The research, published Wednesday in Nature, found that concentrated bursts of daily rainfall decreases economic growth, especially in wealthier and industrialized countries.
The final research cruise of 2021 in the Bering and Chukchi seas came through the region in November.
There was no record of a warmer Christmas in Alaska than 56 degrees, and there’s been climate stations keeping track for at least a century.