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.
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.
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.