The new data also seems to show an overall increase in precipitation.
For over a year, residents in Mertarvik have survived without a commercial airport. That has meant spotty access to groceries and dangerous delays accessing medical care.
Solarize the Kenai estimates that the average homeowner could cover half of their home’s energy needs with 12 panels and save over $10,000 in the next 15 years.
The group signed off on a letter to other advisory committees around Alaska urging them to take action on climate change.
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The ways Sitka could and is being affected by climate change are numerous: the impact of warming oceans on the fishing industry, landslides, increased pest activity in the Tongass, more intense storms impacting utilities — the list could go on.
A veritable fire hose of moisture hit Southeast Alaska last week. It was a historic weather event, the likes of which we might see more often as Earth’s climate continues to warm.
A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with environmental groups, saying the agency’s review of drilling impacts was inadequate.