Agency: AK

Silencing Science Tracker

Agency: AK

2018-12-04 Climate Change Report Removed from Alaska DEC Website AK, State Government Censorship Climate

In December 2018, one day after new Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy took office, the state Department of Environmental Conservation deleted a key climate change report from its website. The report, titled “Climate Change Policy Recommendations to the Governor,” included a detailed plan for addressing climate change impacts in Alaska.

2017-04-19 Climate Science Misrepresented by Arkansas Attorney General AK, State Bias and Misrepresentation Climate

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed an amicus brief in Exxon Mobil v. Schneiderman. The brief questions the scientific consensus on climate change and the conclusion that it will be “sufficiently dangerous to require urgent policy responses.”

2017-03-06 Bill Undermining Teaching of Evolution Introduced in Arkansas AK, State Interference with Education Other

A bill was introduced in the Arkansas legislature that would, if enacted, allow the unproven theories of intelligent design and creationism to be taught alongside evolution in schools.