Nov 10, 2017

NY Times | Nov 1, 2017 | An Alaska Senator Wants to Fight Climate Change and Drill for Oil, Too | Blogger: --- Alaska senator wants to frack the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge --- WASHINGTON — Senator Lisa Murkowski was unequivocal when asked recently about rising global temperatures: “Climate change is real,” the Alaska Republican told an audience in Anchorage. Yet her stance on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is just as clear. Senator Murkowski, who heads the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has long argued that it must happen, for the economic prosperity of her state and the security of the country.. |

Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska on Capitol Hill. She will lead hearings on opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. CreditJoshua Roberts/Reuters