wildfire

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.


Steve David / Alaska Division of Forestry

The statewide wildfire response that’s been operating at peak for more than a month is ramping down. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, wet weather over areas of the interior has calmed many fires.

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