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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The importance of Indigenous representation

By Hilary Stamper | April 8, 2022

Join us for a conversation with Princess Daazhraii Johnson, a Neets’aii Gwich’in writer, director, producer, actor and advocate.

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IPCC Report, Part II: The climate crisis is here — so now what?

By Maddie Halloran | March 24, 2022

Overshadowed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, on February 28, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the second part of its Sixth Assessment Report.

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Dr. Peter Winsor takes the helm as the League’s next executive director

By Corey Himrod | March 21, 2022

On February 7, Alaska Wilderness League was pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Peter Winsor as its next executive director. And we’re happy to share that Peter is now officially on board and leading the team as we work to protect Alaska’s wild places.

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