Climate Change

"Alaska's Inuit Link Steady Food Supply to Environment Health"

"Alaska Inuit hunter John Goodwin for decades has hunted oogruk, the bearded seal, a marine mammal prized for its meat, oil and hide.

The largest of Alaska's ice seals uses sea ice to rest and birth pups, and after the long winter, when ice breaks into floes, there's a window of opportunity for Goodwin to leave his home in Kotzebue and motor his boat between ice panels, shoot seals and butcher them before they migrate north through the Bering Strait.

Source: AP, 12/29/2015

Exxon's Oil Industry Peers Knew About Climate Dangers in the 1970s, Too

"The American Petroleum Institute together with the nation's largest oil companies ran a task force to monitor and share climate research between 1979 and 1983, indicating that the oil industry, not just Exxon alone, was aware of its possible impact on the world's climate far earlier than previously known."

Source: InsideClimate News, 12/23/2015

"This Could Be 'One Of The Warmest Christmas Days Of Your Lifetime'"

"Dreaming of a white Christmas? Depending on where you live, you might want to keep dreaming, according to current weather reports. If you live in the eastern or central United States, Friday could be 'one of the warmest Christmas Days of your lifetime,' The Weather Channel reported Sunday."

Source: Huffington Post, 12/21/2015

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