Alaska Division of Forestry

Firefighters mopped up the remains of a 250-acre wildfire Sunday that busted out two days earlier in a largely residential area near Delta Junction.

A new study of lightning in Alaska …

A portent of a wetter – or drier – Arctic …

Warming increases fire danger in the far north …

Tracking climate change with both science and traditional knowledge …

National Weather Service

National Weather Service meteorologist Rick Thoman says last month was the warmest and driest October on record for Alaska. And he says it’s a continuation of a trend that’s about to make 2016 Alaska’s warmest year on record, surpassing the previous two warmest years: 2014 and 2015.

Fire Season Explodes

Jul 15, 2016
Clinton Northway / Alaska Division of Forestry

A late season fire bust has state and federal response agencies scrambling across the interior. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

A possible short-term benefit to a greenhouse gas …

Tim Ellis/KUAC

President Obama says time is running short to limit the impact of climate change, and that it’s going to take a unified, global effort to make that happen. He delivered his urgent appeal in a speech at an international climate conference in Anchorage.

During a recent hike in a forested area just west of Fairbanks, Glenn Juday explains why so many of the trees are sickly.