2 Jun 2021

‘A step in the right direction’: People in Alaska react to Biden’s suspension of oil and gas drilling leases

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

Joining us from Alaska is Dr Amy Lauren Lovecraft, director of the Center for Arctic Policy Studies, and part of the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska.

We were also joined by Bernadette Demientieff, from the Gwich’in tribe, who live in and around Fort Yukon, which is directly south of Alaska’s Arctic wildlife refuge.