Climate change having impact on Alaska transportation

Associated Press: "With over 6,600 miles of coastline and 80 percent of the state underlaid by ice-rich permafrost, you can certainly imagine we are at the forefront of climate change impacts," said Mike Coffey, maintenance and operations chief for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. Coffey discussed the impact of climate change on transportation in a recent webinar hosted by the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. New challenges include......

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