News from IARC

Shows the front page of the AK CASC 2021 annual report.

Alaska CASC annual report released

By Mike Delue | September 9, 2021

Over the course of each year the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center works with federal, state, and Alaska Native partners to provide actionable research on local-scale climate scenarios, wildfire patterns,…

Another climate report, so what?

By Heather McFarland | August 25, 2021

The State of the Climate this week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change at the beginning of the month and the Arctic Report Card before the year’s end. A new…

Climate change threatens seal hunting by Indigenous Alaskans

By Heather McFarland | August 24, 2021

Climate change has severely reduced the length of the seal hunting season in a rural Alaska village, potentially threatening a key feature of the community’s Indigenous way of life. The…

Together we can ensure a faster, targeted response to climate change

By Hajo Eicken | August 9, 2021

Alaskans are well-acquainted with rapid change—from our weather and climate to the ever changing response by communities and industry to economic, policy and environmental shifts. We’re seeing statewide temperatures climb…

Researchers travel by ski to remote locations on the Juneau Icefield to collect snow and melt measurements in April 2015.

Runoff from melting Juneau Icefield increases

By Molly Tankersley | July 16, 2021

Glacier runoff from one of the largest icefields in North America has been increasing for more than three decades, researchers from the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center at the University…