President Barack Obama touched down in Alaska Monday for a three-day tour to the state, and beyond focusing on climate change in visits to Anchorage, Dillingham, and Kotzebue, the president began his trip by restoring the Koyukon Athabascan name to North America’s highest mountain.
President Obama pushed back against what some see as the irony of him expanding oil exploration while talking up climate change.
President Barack Obama’s visit to Alaska this week, aimed at highlighting his push to fight climate change, comes just two weeks after his administration approved drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean.
Renewable energy, climate change and port development were all highlighted at the U.S. Arctic Research Commission’s second day in Nome, but it was a special announcement about the president’s upcoming visit to Alaska that got the room buzzing.
Details are finally shaking out about Obama’s Alaska visit. The White House says the president will announce new policy initiatives while he’s here.
Beginning at 9:30 KTOO-NEWS will be carrying proceedings of the President’s Climate Chance Conference. This will take up most of the day. Monday at 4 on KRNN on A Juneau Afternoon, Scott Burton will host. We’ll learn about People in Recovery Advocacy Training, with guest, Kara Nelson; We’ll talk with Ginamaria Smith and Lee Rogers…
Some conservationists want President Obama’s climate-change agenda to include preserving Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.
Thirty large dead whales have been observed floating or washed ashore in coastal Alaska since May. That’s over three times the average for Alaska waters.
The old village continues to reveal artifacts that give a glimpse into the daily lives of Yup’ik people hundreds of years ago.
Scientists have been receiving reports of dead and dying whales, birds and the small fish known as sand lance in the Aleutian Islands.