Alaska scientists brief the White House science advisor

Last week the president visited Alaska, and so did the White House science advisor, Dr. John Holdren. Holdren painted a sobering picture of climate change in the north during his speech at the State Department’s GLACIER conference in Anchorage. But before GLACIER got underway, Holdren had a briefing with a handful of Alaska scientists. Two of them join us on Alaska Edition this week.

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HOST: Anne Hillman


  • Dr. Jeffrey Welker, UAA biology professor, Fulbright Distinguished U.S. Arctic Chair – Norway
  • Dr. Eric Klein

KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, Sept. 11, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 12, at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 12, at 6:00 p.m.

Anne Hillman is the healthy communities editor at Alaska Public Media and a host of Hometown, Alaska. Reach her at Read more about Anne here.

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