Alaska Shows Climate Change Proof Obama Wants To Slow


US President Barack Obama delivers remarks outlining his clean power plan, in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC, US, August 3, 2015.

Late to the Game, President Wants Carbon Emissions Cut

For Alaskans the effects of climate change to be tackled by the Obama climate change plan are obvious.

“Alaskans had a mild winter and they have certainly had a brutal summer as far as dryness,” Art Nash, energy specialist and professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks told New Europe by phone on August 3. “There’s just much more of a recognition that we, being a polar state, are a very keen barometer for a lot of the climate changes that are happening. We are such a small state that we ...

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