President takes serious tone on climate
By Liz Ruskin, APRN
President Air Force 1 landed at Joint base Elmendorf-Richardson yesterday (MONDAY). President Barack Obama’s motorcade sped downtown, where made a speech at the Dena’ina Center about climate change. The president struck a somber note in urging global leaders to get serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Obama said Alaska’s fire season has grown by more than month since 1950, and thawing permafrost threatens the home communities of 100,000 Alaskans.