Alaska: Balancing Environment And Economy

Fossil fuel production in Alaska has declined by 50% between 2000 and 2021. There are both supporters of and opponents to fossil fuel production among local residents. Biden has largely focused on overturning Trump’s decisions though his decision to approve the Willow project has angered environmental activists.

Kanuk, et al. v. State of Alaska 

by Anna Bortolussi Six Alaskan children brought a complaint against the State of Alaska, alleging that the state was in violation of the Alaska Constitution and in breach of their public trust duty by failing to, among other things, reduce and limit GHGs emissions. They claimed that this breach was affecting their present and future...