Science & Tech

A month into Utqiaġvik’s whaling season, none have been landed

Some residents say this is unprecedented — the whale-dependent village captured nearly 20 whales last fall. Also unprecedented are this year’s temperatures: It was the warmest May-through-September on record in Utqiaġvik.

8 key takeaways for Alaska in a major new United Nations report on climate change

The United Nations has released a major new report on climate change. It contains stark warnings on how rising emissions will affect environments across the globe — and much of Alaska.