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Eight young Alaskans reignite a court fight over climate change and fossil fuel development in Alaska

Posted on AllSides June 7th, 2024
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Linnea Lentfer grew up in Gustavus, a town of 600 people tucked into the vast, scenic wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park in Southeast Alaska. Her father first set eyes on Gustavus on a high school biology trip, visiting from nearby Juneau. “[He] fell in love with the place and then stayed for the community,” Lentfer said. “That’s how we ended up in Gus.” Lentfer was raised with a deep sense of connection to the environment around her. But she said climate change is making her hometown unrecognizable. Glaciers surrounding...

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https://alaskapublic.org/2024/06/07/eight-young-alaskans-reignite-a-court-fight-over-climate-change-and-fossil-fuel-development-in-alaska

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