UAF going solar: Can Alaska's science powerhouse heat itself with sunshine? | Alaska Dispatch
Solar collectors would not operate in winter, when the sun climbs just a few degrees above the horizonAlert Issued by the National Weather Service
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. * TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE ON FRIDAY. THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES. [Via DB]Alaska Hunts Oil as Arctic Damage Shows Most Change From Climate - Bloomberg
“What’s more important: polar bears or another decade of oil?” asks Raymond Pierrehumbert, a University of Chicago climate scientist, referring to the animals facing starvation because the sea ice from which they hunt seals is disappearing.
...“Climate change could cost us trillions of dollars, but we’ll also see new industries grow,” says Mark Begich, Alaska’s Democratic U.S. senator.