Elizabeth Jenkins, Alaska's Energy Desk - Juneau


Tariffs will be placed on trees shipped to China: a response to President Donald Trump’s latest wave of tariffs on Chinese goods. Listen now

This season, it seems like more bears have been spotted around Juneau scavenging for food, and scientists think they know why. Listen now

The controversial initiative, which was announced in August, is up against a November deadline. Listen now

The governor’s office is requesting applications from Alaska Native regional corporations and tribes, local governments, environmental groups, and interests from tourism, mining, energy, timber and fishing. Listen now

The federal agency hopes to have a decision on Tongass road building by next year. Listen now

The Tongass Mist can fit up to six passengers. Next summer, it could give tourists a new way to experience an excursion on the water. Listen now

Establishing an Alaska green bank is one of the goals included in a draft policy, which is expected to be submitted to the governor next month. Listen now

“You got to look at the impacts on wildlife as well as people who live here,” said Mike Douville. Listen now

On Thursday, the U.S. Forest Service announced it signed an agreement with the state -- officially kicking off that process. Listen now

Governor Bill Walker’s Climate Action Leadership Team has been discussing a robust draft plan to tackle climate change. Listen now

The land right outside Rue’s house is fairly new. And there’s a geologic explanation for why the view has changed so much since his kids were small. Listen now

Governor Bill Walker’s Climate Action Task Force met Wednesday to discuss a draft document that could influence the state’s climate change policy in the future. Listen now

In the past three years or so, Brandon Ahmasuk says something strange has been opening its jaws to marine mammals in the Bering Sea. Listen now

Governor Bill Walker’s climate change task force has been working this summer to nail down some clear draft policy objectives. Listen now

In January, the two groups got together — in meetings moderated by the forest service — to hatch a plan to keep the hunting guides and small cruise ships from overlapping. Listen now

The competition wasn’t just about awarding the traditional food. The event organizer says it’s also about a history of cultural resilience that still resonates today. Listen now

One of Canada’s largest power companies is another step closer to acquiring electric utilities in the Pacific Northwest, including one in Juneau. Listen now

The agency received zero offers on the Kuiu Island timber sale before its closing deadline on Tuesday. Listen now

The neighborhood can’t seem to agree: As the erosion gets worse, who should pay for it? Listen now

The U.S. Forest Service removed some of the more sensitive watershed areas included in the original Kuiu Island sale, which received zero bids back in 2016. Listen now