Native American, Alaskan Native Tribes Partner with DOE to Realize Clean Energy, Climate Plans

A new round of DOE clean energy and energy efficiency funding highlights the pivotal role the federal government is playing in helping Native American and Alaskan Native communities realize ambitious climate, clean energy and sustainable development goals.

Alaska may have some of the most extreme impact from climate change

Video Friday: Climate Change Impacts on the Alaskan Ecosystem

The northern latitudes are experience some of the most dynamic impacts from climate change. Done by a student as a final project for a Climate Dynamics Class, this video explores some of the effects and consequences climate change will have in Alaska.   Featured image credit: Berkeley Lab, courtesy flickr

Musings of a Malcontent: I get no respect I tell ya – No Respect! (Congressman throws hissy fit and walks out)

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Remind me to never testify in front of Congress. Or the Senate for that matter. In fact I would like to stay away from being questioned by the government in any form whatsoever. In case you missed it this week, a CSPAN video surfaced of a great…

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White Spruce Growing Well in Face of Warming Climate at Alaska Firth River Study Site

White spruce at a study site along Alaska’s Firth River are adapting well to a warming climate, according to a Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory research team. That’s in stark contrast to white spruce populations in the rest of the state. The team matched tree ring growth, wood density data and climate data dating back to 1067 in carrying out their study.

Native Knowledge Helps Scientists Understand Changing Arctic

The marriage of native Alaskan knowledge with traditional scientific climate modeling benefits everyone by giving a clearer picture of the impacts of climate change at a local level.