Annie Feidt, Alaska's Energy Desk - Anchorage
The legislation, which now awaits the president’s signature, could help Alaska implement the latest technology to monitor earthquakes.
New federal report: Climate change is going to be expensive in Alaska and impact every household in the state
The latest National Climate Assessment, released today, devotes an entire chapter to Alaska and describes the state as one of the fastest warming places on earth.
She spoke at the annual tribal conference, held today at the Egan Center to kick of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, which starts tomorrow. Listen now
Alaskans have a front row seat to climate change, and Alaska's Energy Desk is telling the stories of our changing state in a new podcast called The Big Thaw. On the next Talk of Alaska- the stories behind the podcast. Join us for a conversation with Energy Desk journalists about what they learned reporting on climate change in our state. LISTEN HERE
The cod population in the Gulf of Alaska is at its lowest level on record. The culprit is a warm water mass called "the blob" that churned in the Pacific Ocean between 2013 and 2017. Listen now
Since April, the weather in Anchorage has been a few degrees warmer than normal and also drier than normal. Listen now
More and more, scientists rely on traditional ecological knowledge to study climate change. Listen now
An early melt-out date can make for an especially bad wildfire season, but this year, it’s right on schedule for much of the state. Listen now
The sun is directly over the equator, giving equal amounts of daylight and darkness around the world. Listen now
For climatological winter, Alaska was about seven degrees above normal. Listen now
In the past, climate models have struggled to connect ocean conditions with what happens in the atmosphere. But two new studies do a much better job describing that link. Listen now
You have to go back over twenty years to find a colder winter Olympics. Listen now
More than a dozen Alaskans are representing the U.S. in the winter Olympics that recently kicked off in South Korea. They're competing in traditional sports like ice skating and nordic skiing. And newer events, like snowboard cross- where snowboarders race down a mountain course that includes jumps. LISTEN HERE
The 7.9 earthquake was an interesting one that will "garner a lot of attention, scientifically."
Across the globe, 2017 was the second hottest year on record, just behind 2016, according to a European Union monitoring center. Temperatures in Alaska last year were a bit more moderate. 2017 was the 13th warmest year on record. Listen now