Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Alaska

Dealing with climate PTSD

Alaska, in other words, is suffering climate death by a thousand cuts, while I struggle daily to accept the new reality: that the state is already irreparably changed.

Backlash against Koch agenda leads to recall drive against Alaska governor

The Koch-orchestrated roadshow resulted in the spectacle of Dunleavy sitting on stage flanked by officials from AFP and the Koch-funded Alaska Policy Forum.

“Biological annihilation”: The danger of opening Alaska’s ANWR to oil &...

The plan calls for the creation of landing strips, drill pads, pipeline supports, a seawater treatment plant, 175 miles of roads, and other infrastructure in Alaska’s north coast.

Alaska’s sea ice has all melted

The ice near Alaska's shores has melted away entirely, leaving the nearest ice shelf nearly 150 miles away, according to new satellite data from the...

High temperatures break records in Alaska for 4th of July

Anchorage, Alaska experienced the hottest fourth of July in its recorded history yesterday. What is known as America's “coolest city” hit 90...

Trump wants to make Alaska’s protected wilderness a hunting ground

The Trump administration has shown a penchant for supplicating itself to trophy hunters and trappers.

Trump administration drills down on Alaska’s Arctic Refuge

The deeply unpopular plan would benefit a few rich oil companies while threatening people, wildlife and the climate.

Arctic drilling a go with recent approval from the Trump administration

“This project sets us down a dangerous path of destroying the Arctic. An oil spill in the Arctic would be impossible to clean up and the region is already stressed by climate change.”

How the loss of Native American languages affects our understanding of...

The loss of indigenous languages is not Alaska’s concern alone. It affects all of us.

Grassroots fighters for the Arctic Refuge take the case to DC

We must stand for the protection of the Arctic Refuge and ask our representatives to do the same.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.