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Alaska / Polar Ice / Climate Change #1109850

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 22, 2017
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(Studio: Reena Ninan) Report introduced.

(Utqiagvik, Alaska: Barry Petersen) The alarm in Alaska over rapidly melting polar ice featured; scenes shown from a NOAA research station in Utqiagvik, Alaska & of disappearing villages; details given about changing weather patterns. [NOAA Arctic research director Jeremy MATHIS - cites the warming of the Arctic & its connections to the hemisphere.] [OMB dir. Mick MULLVANEY - says we won't spend money on climate change.] [University of Alaska International Arctic Research Center's John WALSH - says future generations are threatened.]

Ninan, Reena;
Petersen, Barry

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