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Northern Lights Glow Over Alaskan Pipeline

No other state in our Nation faces climate change as urgently as Alaska. In recognition of this challenge, President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to travel north of the Arctic Circle. In September 2015, he undertook a trip to communities across the state to see firsthand how they are being impacted, and how they are… Keep reading →

Working With Alaska To Reduce Energy Use And #ActOnClimate


During my first year as the Deputy Secretary of Energy, I had the privilege of visiting Alaska at the invitation of Senator Lisa Murkowski. Together we flew over the state, above the magnificent Denali National Park, and met with Alaskans to hear about the energy challenges they face. Two facts are very clear: one, remote… Keep reading →