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Beyond The Spin: Alaska Village's Demise Is More Complicated Than Yelling 'Global Warming'

 


The Alaskan village of Shishmaref has voted to relocate because global warming puts its residents at risk of being washed away — or at least that’s the simplified narrative environmentalists and the media peddle.

Shishmaref, a small town of nearly 600 people just north of the Bering Strait, has become a poster child for global warming. It’s threatened by erosion and storm surge due to shrinking Arctic sea ice, and on Tuesday, its residents voted to relocate — they just don’t know where they’re going or how they’ll pay for it.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/08/21/beyond-the-spin-alaska-villages-demise-is-more-complicated-than-yelling-global-warming/#ixzz4I3aDgp99

 

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