The new plan includes nine critical actions necessary to protect the community from erosion and violent storms.
President Obama ended his Alaska trip in Kotzebue, unveiling initiatives to help rural villages cope with climate change in the fast-thawing Arctic.
Local leaders have drafted a letter outlining their vision for the Arctic’s future as Kotzebue prepares for President Obama’s visit today.
Obama’s three-day tour of Alaska focuses on climate change with visits to to Anchorage, Dillingham, and Kotzebue.
A key detail about an initiative President Obama is expected to announce during his visit to the state next week, involving relocation efforts for rural villages in the face of climate change, was announced in Nome this week.
Despite attacks from fiscal conservatives in Congress, funding for the Denali Commission has been secured for 2015. Federal Co-Chair of the agency explains what’s at stake if money is cut.
Communities in western Alaska are sharing more than $5.6 million in federal grants to relieve soaring energy costs.
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