Alaska Natives Demanded Goldman Sachs Not Fund Arctic Drilling—And It Listened
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Alaska Natives Demanded Goldman Sachs Not Fund Arctic Drilling—And It Listened

Photo: APMoney talks, and that’s why environmental activists—and, more specifically, indigenous peoples—have been pressuring banks for years to stop throwing their money toward fossil fuel extraction projects. Finally, major banks are starting to listen. Goldman Sachs announced Sunday that it’s finally listening and won’t fund new coal projects globally or any extraction projects in the…

Alaska Native ice cellars failing amid environmental changes
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Alaska Native ice cellars failing amid environmental changes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — For generations, people in Alaska’s far-north whaling villages have relied on hand-built ice cellars dug deep into the permafrost to age their subsistence food to perfection and keep it cold throughout the year.Scores of the naturally refrigerated food caches lie beneath these largely Inupiat communities, where many rely on hunting and…