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Young Alaskans file lawsuit to halt massive gas export project

Young Alaskans file lawsuit to halt massive gas export project

Eight Alaskan youths are suing the state over a $38.7 billion gas export project, arguing it violates their constitutional rights by exacerbating climate change.

Dharna Noor reports for The Guardian.

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In an era of climate change, Alaska’s predators fall prey to politics
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In an era of climate change, Alaska’s predators fall prey to politics

With Alaska's caribou herds shrink, agencies are culling predators like bears and wolves. The true threat is much more complex.
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Supreme Court rejects Pebble mine, climate and water cases

The decision, marking another chapter in the Pebble mine saga, deals a significant blow to Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican whose administration asked the high court in July to undo EPA’s move to block Pebble and similar extraction projects on state land in southwestern Alaska.

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A major climate force has been ignored for decades

Small mammals play an outsize role in shaping the world around them.
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‘Hope is a discipline’: Youth climate case plaintiff on why he’s suing the US government

Nathan Baring of Alaska is part of a group of young activists suing the US, which they say ‘willfully ignored’ dangers of fossil fuels.

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As Anchorage sets snowfall record, homeless residents face dire risk

Even those accustomed to enduring Alaskan winters have been tested by a recent onslaught of extreme precipitation — part of a pattern that scientists predict will worsen as the planet warms.
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The Yukon River in Alaska is running out of salmon

Alaskan communities have seen a vital food source disappear as fewer salmon make it up the Yukon River.
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