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.
For the first time in its 40-year history, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC) will hold a work session on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing, including fossil fuel divestment, at its Board of Trustees meeting tomorrow, Wednesday May 23, in Anchorage.
In 2001, American environmentalist, entrepreneur, and author Paul Hawken, was motivated by curiosity to ask the question: Do we know what we need to do in order to arrest and reverse global warming? Thus began a massive research venture, which led to the development of an online resource database and book, known as Project Drawdown.
Organizations around the world are divesting from fossil fuels to combat climate change and because it makes economic sense. The Alaska Permanent Fund is considering divestment from fossil fuels.
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.