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  Alaska Governor's Puzzling Math: To Cope with Climate, We Must Drill More Oil
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Last EditedRP  Oct 13, 2015 03:51pm
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AuthorDeirdre Fulton
News DateMonday, October 12, 2015 09:50:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionDisplaying a rather circular logic that defies common scientific understanding, Alaskan Gov. Bill Walker has said that the state must expand fossil fuel drilling in order to pay for the damage caused by climate change.

To pay for adaptation and mitigation efforts, Walker said he wants to "urgently" drill in the protected lands of the Arctic National Wilderness Refuge (ANWR): "This isn't something we can put off for 10-20 years... We have to begin this process now—it's an absolute urgency for Alaska."
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