coastal erosion http://ripr.org en Sen. Whitehouse Talks With Alaskans Threatened By Climate Change http://ripr.org/post/sen-whitehouse-talks-alaskans-threatened-climate-change <p>In Washington D.C., Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse will talk with Alaska Natives this morning to find out how extreme coastal erosion caused by climate change may force them to relocate from their village.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change, co-chaired by Sen. Whitehouse and Ca. Rep. Henry Waxman, is hosting five residents from the Alaskan village of Shishmaref.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 27607 at http://ripr.org Sen. Whitehouse Talks With Alaskans Threatened By Climate Change