TITLE

Global Warming Impacts Alaska's Businesses

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Deborah
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Alaska Business Monthly;Sep2008, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implication of global warming to the business enterprises in Alaska. According to the National Assessment Synthesis Team, the country warmed approximately 4 degrees during the time when the earth has warmed one degree Fahrenheit since 1958. The incident greatly impacted the country's infrastructure, economy, water bodies, wetlands, vegetation, ice glaciers and animals.
ACCESSION #
34621358

 

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