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Pres. Obama On How Climate Risks Compare To Other National Security Priorities

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the concluding session of the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) in Anchorage, Alaska, on August 31, 2015. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

Pres. Obama delivers remarks at the GLACIER conference in Alaska. State Department photo

During President Obama’s recent visit to Alaska, Rolling Stone’s Jeff Goodell sat down with him to talk climate. One of Goodell’s questions to President Obama was on how climate change compared to other national security risks. Both the question and President Obama’s response are worth reading and are copied below. Goodell also noted the significance of National Security Advisor Susan Rice’s participation in the Alaska trip: (more…)

U.S. Navy Announces Early End to Alaskan Ice Camp

031000-N-XXXXB-001On March 23, the U.S. Commander of Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) announced an early closing to Ice Camp Nautilus in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, a “temporary structure built and operated especially for Ice Exercise 2014 (ICEX-2014).” According to an official announcement from the Commander:


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