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.
Eben Hopson is a talented, 17-year old, student filmmaker from Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow), Alaska who has recently released a short film titled simply, “Climate Change.” Hopson manages to pack a lot into his four-minute film and the message couldn’t be clearer — climate change is real and climate change is already impacting his community.