Alaskans Know Climate Change's comments for the development of a climate action plan to the Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team.
We urge individuals and organizations concerned with climate change in Alaska to write The Alaska Climate Action Leadership Team.
In 2007, Alaska’s then Governor, Sarah Palin, signed an executive order to establish the Alaska Climate Change Sub-Cabinet. This sub-cabinet was tasked with making recommendations on how Alaskans could save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make recommendations on adaptation strategies, developing comprehensive emergency planning and training for at-risk communities and providing a roadmap for climate change effects and solutions in Alaska.
In recognition of the climate change talks convened in Bonn Germany this week, a coalition of grassroots organizations from around the state sent a letter to Governor Walker and Lt. Governor Mallott on Friday asking them to officially join the US Climate Alliance, take stronger steps to transition Alaska away from dependency on fossil fuels and other actions.
“Can you see the effects of climate change in Alaska?” a woman asked Homer musician Johnny B., while he was on tour in the lower forty-eight.
For as long as there have been humans in Alaska, salmon has been providing their sustenance. The Salmonfest festival follows in the footsteps of Alaska’s first-people, who also came together every summer to celebrate this wild food—to thank the salmon, to honor them, and to sing songs and make art in praise of this renewable food and economic resource.