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Begich Talking Climate Change Out of Both Sides of His Mouth?

Vulnerable Democrat Sen. Mark Begich (Alaska)insistshe's not going to shy away from talking climate change in his campaign for re-election.

Groups seek protection of iconic Alaska tree

Four conservation groups have petitioned the Interior Department to list an iconic Alaska tree as threatened or endangered because of climate change.

Miller calls GOP opponents 'climate change alarmists'

Joe Miller, a tea party darling making his second bid for U.S. Senate, is trying once again to carve out the far-right territory as a ...

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Murkowski: Arctic not priority for administration

Democrats seek Obama administration's help with agency decisions to boost reelection bids

Calif. climate-change fight results in utility bill credits

Come April, California's fight against global warming will start payingdividends.

Issa subpoenas EPA on Alaska mine rejection

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrel Issa (R-Calif.) subpoenaed the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for documents related to its rejection ...

While Alaska's Prince William Sound is safer, questions linger about preventing oil spills

As Alaska nears the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, memories are still so raw that some Alaskans say they don't want to ...

25 years later, oil spilled from Exxon Valdez still clings to lives, Alaska habitat

Andy Wills was sleeping on a friend's couch in Cordova, Alaska, on March 24, 1989, ready to head out and harvest spring herring in Prince ...