WILD ALASKA BLOG

Press Release: Reconciliation bill offers climate progress, misses opportunity to protect Arctic Refuge

By Peter Winsor | August 7, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 7, 2022Contact:  Aileo Weinmann| 202-538-5038 | aileo@alaskawild.org                           Reconciliation bill offers climate progress, misses opportunity to protect Arctic Refuge“While we too celebrate a win today for our climate as a whole, we are also doubling down on our efforts to make certain public lands are the focus of future climate progress.” Washington, D.C.…

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Press Release: Reconciliation bill promises climate progress, misses opportunity to protect Arctic Refuge

By Kristen Miller | July 28, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 28, 2022Contact:  Kristen Miller | Tel: 202-210-8760 | Email: kristen@alaskawild.org Reconciliation bill promises climate progress, misses opportunity to protect Arctic RefugeAlaska Wilderness League exploring every option to repeal failed leasing program in final bill Washington, D.C. – The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, recently announced by Senators Schumer and Manchin, comes as…

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Alaska Wilderness League Supports Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management

By Kristen Miller | July 21, 2022

Alaska Wilderness League strongly supports the long overdue nomination of Laura Daniel Davis as Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management. 

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Press Release: President Biden’s Climate Action Must Include Alaska

By Kristen Miller | July 20, 2022

President Biden will address how the United States will take urgent action to solve the global climate crisis through executive branch leadership. Positive climate action and approving the Willow drilling project are incompatible.

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ConocoPhillips’ Willow Oil Development Proposal Threatens Landscapes, Communities and Our Climate

By Debbie Miller | July 13, 2022

Imagine a place about the size of Maine, with a breathtaking expanse of open tundra, countless lakes and sparkling ponds, meandering rivers and coastal lagoons, and the majestic Brooks Range rising in the distance. The western Arctic is a boundless wilderness that stretches our imagination to a time when buffalo freely roamed across the Great Plains.

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Press Release: Arctic Drilling Proposal Tests Biden’s Climate Commitment

By Kristen Miller | July 11, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to analyze the impacts of ConocoPhillips’ Willow Project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (Reserve).

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Arctic Alaska won’t solve high gas prices, but it can help the U.S. achieve its climate goals

By Kristen Miller | May 24, 2022

This piece originally appeared on The Well News.

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Chatting “Newtok” and climate justice with Patagonia

By Hilary Stamper | May 9, 2022

Join us for an extra special Geography of Hope conversation with the filmmakers behind the new film “Newtok.”

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Discovering myself while finding true north

By Maddie Halloran | May 3, 2022

Molly Rettig is the author of “Finding True North,” a journey back in time to discover what Alaska was like before the gold rush, and the ensuing resource booms that reshaped Alaska forever.

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You can’t drill for oil without insurance

By Corey Himrod | April 29, 2022

A major insurer is stepping away from risky fossil fuel projects that threaten sacred and pristine Arctic land. 

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