Lawmakers react to the renaming of Mt. McKinley

The Obama administration’s decision to rename North America’s highest summit from Mount McKinley to its traditional Native American name, Denali, has divided lawmakers along geographical lines. Many lawmakers from McKinley’s home state of Ohio were furious with the announcement Sunday, while Alaskan legislators welcomed the decision, which reverts the mountain back to its original name… Read More Lawmakers react to the renaming of Mt. McKinley

President Obama plans to rename the highest mountain in U.S.A

To hear the White House describe Alaska, the state has become the canary in the climate change coal mine, complete with raging wildfires, accelerating ice melt in the arctic, vanishing glaciers and whole villages forced to relocate away from rising seas. President Barack Obama will carry that urgent message to Alaska this week in the… Read More President Obama plans to rename the highest mountain in U.S.A