Biden administration brings hope for conservation, action on climate change

Adam Kolton | January 22, 2021

Today, I’m hopeful. With the swearing in of Joseph R. Biden as the 46th President of the United States, we have put behind us a long national nightmare of environmental carnage, and can once again set our sights on bipartisan conservation progress, science-based decision-making, and valuing our public lands for the national treasures that they are instead of the short-term profits they could be exploited for.

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On January 6, as protests in Washington, D.C., morphed into an assault on the U.S. Capitol Building and democracy itself, thousands of miles away officials from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management were opening oil lease bids submitted for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain. Read more
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Great.com talks with… Alaska Wilderness League


League Staff | January 11, 2021
The Alaskan wilderness is one of the world's wildest places. But its pristine nature is threatened by heavy industry. In this episode, Emil Ekvardt of Great.com spoke with Adam Kolton from Alaska Wilderness League about the importance of preserving this natural landscape for Indigenous people and our climate. Read more
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