Alaska Town Record 67 Degrees Temperature, December Record

during a holiday season extreme weather events, this one stands out: A 67-degree Fahrenheit reading in Alaska the day after Christmas. The reading from a tidal station on Kodiak Island on Sunday set a statewide temperature record for December. The National Weather Service reported. Temperatures at the station in southern Alaska hit the 60s again …

American, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue add vaccine mandates

American Airlines told the employees It announced Friday that it will require the vaccination of all US-based employees and some international crew members. In a letter sent to employees by the company’s CEO and presidents, American said the move was necessary because of its government contractor status. Last month, President Biden announced that employees of …

Court Blocks A Major Alaska Drilling Project By Clarifying Climate Hazards

WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Alaska on Wednesday blocked construction permits for a large oil drilling project on the state’s North Slope designed to produce more than 100,000 barrels of oil per day over the next 30 years. The billion-dollar plan of oil giant ConocoPhillips, known as Willow, was approved by the Trump administration …

In Alaska, Salmon Hunting Hints at Climate Change Chaos

This summer, fishermen set records in the world’s largest wild salmon habitat 65 million sockeye salmon From Alaska’s Bristol Bay, beating the 2018 record with more than three million fish. However, about 500 miles to the north, salmon in the Yukon River was alarmingly absent. This summer’s run of friends was the lowest on record …

Biden to Restore Protections for Tongass National Forest in Alaska

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is expected to announce on Thursday that it will move forward with its plan to fully restore environmental protection to Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, one of the world’s largest intact temperate rainforests stripped by former President Donald. J.Trump. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, whose agency includes the United States Forest …