2019 Election Survey

Following on the positive public feedback that we received from our last local candidate survey, Renewable Juneau recently presented a series of energy and sustainability questions to this fall’s slate of assembly candidates. All answers are available in this downloadable PDF file. If for some reason this file does not work for you, send an…

Carbon Offset Support!

The Leighty Foundation has become the latest Supporting Partner of the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund! With support from the Leighty Foundation, the Fund will realize its first year goal of two lower-income family oil to heat pump conversions this fall! From Nancy Waterman, Secretary & Managing Director and Bill Leighty, President-Elect, “The Leighty Foundation supports…

What You Can Do!

It has become common knowledge that the planet is facing a climate crisis. This is a time when all aboard our little planet need access to as many action tools as possible. Juneau is an action town, as are many of our great communities across the nation. We like to get things done, to take…

Monthly Subscriptions Now Available!

Here is my chance to sound like those classic canned radio ads! “You spoke and we listened!” We have been asked for the option of a monthly recurring “set it and forget it” offset choices and we have finally made them available. Now, on the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund One-Click Offset store page you can…

Climate change calculator: this tool shows how your flight is melting the Arctic

A new tool helps you calculate how much your air travel melts the Arctic. While we at Renewable Juneau are not big fan of guilt-tripping, there is some useful information and perspective in this interesting article. And, a great Alaskan justification for carbon offsetting. If you’re now super excited, visit juneaucarbonoffset.com! Source: Climate change calculator:…

B.C. Transit switching entire fleet to electric buses

As a friend said to me in sharing this tremendous news, “Oh, those crazy Canadians!” BC has is taking huge strides to combat its emissions, from electric ferries to electrification of cruise ship docks to diesel bus fleet conversion! The transportation authority launched its low carbon fleet program on Monday. The plan includes replacing more…

Automakers, Rejecting Trump Pollution Rule, Strike a Deal With California

Describing the deal with automakers, Daniel Lashof, the United States’ director of the World Resources Institute, a research organization, said: “This shows that state leadership is indispensable. That’s where the leadership is coming from right now in the U.S. on climate.” Source: Automakers, Rejecting Trump Pollution Rule, Strike a Deal With California – The New…