Agencies Grapple With Climate Change

Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage

Congress is not really focusing on it yet, but behind the scenes a number of federal agencies are beginning to grapple with the practicalities of dealing with climate change, particularly in the Arctic, where the average temperature has risen much faster than in the rest of the country – in much of Alaska an average degree and a half above 1980′s temperatures last year. A new report done for the U.S. Navy is an example.

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