#Alaska

  • Feature: Experts Say Arctic Drilling Makes Little Sense. So Why Is It Being Pushed?
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    Experts Say Arctic Drilling Makes Little Sense. So Why Is It Being Pushed?

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017|Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    The rush to privatize public lands by the Trump administration runs counter to widely held beliefs. Read more

  • Article: Congress Just Voted to Open Up the Arctic to Oil Drilling
    Environment

    Congress Just Voted to Open Up the Arctic to Oil Drilling

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 20, 2017

    Twenty million wild acres are home to polar bears, moose, and birds. Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration Greenlights Arctic Drilling Venture, Despite Risk of Oil Spill
    Environment

    Trump Administration Greenlights Arctic Drilling Venture, Despite Risk of Oil Spill

    By Joe McCarthy|July 21, 2017

    A spill would be nearly impossible to clean. Read more

  • Article: Whistleblowing Scientist Says He Was Demoted For Studying Climate Change
    Environment

    Whistleblowing Scientist Says He Was Demoted For Studying Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|July 21, 2017

    “I believe I was retaliated against for speaking out publicly about the dangers." Read more

  • Article: 7 US National Parks to Visit This Summer — While You Still Can
    Environment

    7 US National Parks to Visit This Summer — While You Still Can

    By Meghan Werft|June 26, 2017

    Climate change is altering some national parks faster than expected. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of America Battles Oil Spills Around the World
    Environment

    This Global Citizen of America Battles Oil Spills Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy|May 10, 2017

    And he has a special request for the next generation. Read more

  • Feature: Climate Change Refugees
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    Climate Change Refugees

    By Joe McCarthy|April 18, 2017

    How a Tiny Alaska Town Is Leading the Way on Climate Change Read more

  • Article: ‘This Is the Year’: An Alaska Town Hopes, Prays, to Catch a Whale
    Food & Hunger

    ‘This Is the Year’: An Alaska Town Hopes, Prays, to Catch a Whale

    By Joe McCarthy|April 18, 2017

    For Alaska’s indigenous people, whaling is a way of life. Read more