Daily Archives: August 29, 2008

On third anniversary of Katrina, concerns about preparedness for Hurricane Gustav

As Hurricane Gustav picks up energy from warm Caribbean waters heading toward New Orleans for a possible Labor Day landing, U.S. Gulf Coast residents are again in harm’s way, after being told by NOAA to brace themselves for an “above-normal” … Continue reading

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Did Gov. Palin misrepresent views of Alaska scientists on threat to polar bear?

“Alaska’s marine mammal scientists agreed last year with federal researchers who concluded polar bears are threatened with extinction because of a shrinking ice cap,” the Anchorage Daily News reported on May 25.  “The state’s in-house dispute seems to refute later … Continue reading

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Gov. Sarah Palin on polar bears, climate change, and drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

In September 2007 Governor Palin formed the Alaska Climate Change Sub-Cabinet and charged it with preparing and implementing an Alaska Climate Change Strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and responding to the effects of climate change.  But Palin opposed listing … Continue reading

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