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Unalaska tribe gets federal money for geothermal project

Unalaska tribe gets federal money for geothermal project to source energy from active volcano

For decades, green energy proponents have been trying to harness geothermal energy from an active volcano on Unalaska Island.
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LISTEN: Alaska research on wildfire smoke's impact on health paints clearer picture

While it might seem obvious that wildfire smoke causes health impacts, there had actually never been a nuanced, scientific look at those impacts.

Alaskan electric car corridor
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Proposed utility changes could pave the way for electric car corridor from Homer to Fairbanks

There could be a chain of electric vehicle chargers along Alaska’s railbelt by 2022. The Alaska Energy Authority is building out its plan to make the 600-mile stretch of highway friendlier to electric vehicles.
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Pink salmon could prosper in warmer Arctic, new study finds

Scientists like to say that climate change is creating winners and losers in Alaska: Some species will struggle, while others could benefit from warmer habitats.

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A glacial dam near Juneau could burst any time

Scientists, emergency managers and Juneau residents are bracing for an event at the Mendenhall Glacier that could flood a nearby lake and river again. The now-yearly phenomenon is caused by climate change.

Alaska's top environmental watchdog: state is tackling global warming, but 'it's not an emergency'
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Alaska's top environmental watchdog: state is tackling global warming, but 'it's not an emergency'

Earlier this year, not long after being sworn in, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy disbanded the state's climate change response team. And his administration now lacks a coordinated group or policy that guides the government's response to climate change threats.

Wanted: Unalaska birders and beachcombers to help track seabird mortalities

Wanted: Unalaska birders and beachcombers to help track seabird mortalities

Thousands of dead seabirds washed up on Alaska's shores this summer, marking the state's fifth straight year of mass die-offs. Now the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey team is training volunteers to monitor the trend.
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