The world’s governments plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030, with just a modest decrease in coal production.
Global climate change is accelerating and human-caused emissions of greenhouse gases are the overwhelming cause, according to a landmark report released Monday by the United Nations. There is still time to avoid catastrophic warming this century, but only if countries around the world stop burning fossil fuels as quickly as possible, the authors warn.
As the U.S. nears President Joe Biden’s August deadline to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, the politics and logistics of getting everyone out of there are complicated and shifting all over the country. Former Juneau resident Heather Barr is keeping an eye on the region.
Last week, the Native Village of Kivalina joined four Louisiana tribes in a formal complaint to the United Nations.
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.
Juneau resident Shelby Surdyk recently attended a nuclear nonproliferation conference at the U.N. headquarters in New York. For next year, she’s helping to organize a youth conference in Sitka.
ICE denies the allegations, saying it does not target immigrants for holding advocacy positions.
By a 128-9 vote Thursday, the General Assembly rejected a U.S. decree that recognized the disputed city as Israel’s capital. “The United States will remember this day,” Ambassador Nikki Haley warned.
In this first address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump took on the global threats posed by North Korea and Iran and reiterated his “America First” approach to policy.
A program is leading representatives of Arctic nations to Alaska, Canada, Iceland and Greenland to look at the microgrids in remote communities. The Arctic Remote Energy Network Academy, or ARENA, is in the middle of its pilot year and gives participants a look at innovative remote energy networks. They hope to gather information and contacts…