Oslo wants to build the world’s first zero-emissions port | Grist

Here’s a challenge!   Juneau was the first port in the world to provide shore power for a cruise ship.  But only one can hook up at a time, and now is the time to expand our capacity. The Port of Oslo’s 17-point climate action plan includes refitting ferry boats, implementing a low-carbon contracting process,…

Sentinel Coffee to Offset Carbon Locally!

Dave Thomas’ Sentinel Coffee has joined the swelling ranks of Alaskan businesses taking responsibility for their carbon emissions by seeking the help of the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund. Sentinel Coffee is a boutique coffee roaster in Juneau and Gustavus dedicated to providing the freshest organic coffee. Their roaster has been in the coffee business for…

Capital Chat and Carbon Offset

Renewable Juneau board members Catherine Hatch and Doug Woodby took the airwaves yesterday morning with KINY’s Capital Chat interview series. The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund was on the agenda. Catherine and Doug discussed this exciting win-win program and addressed the Fund’s local roles in addressing carbon emissions, affordable housing assistance and responsible travel for Juneau…

Is renewable energy’s future dammed?

Renewables struggle to match power supply to common patterns of demand. The result is a renewable energy bottleneck. If the U.S. is to meet global climate goals, an enormous, rapid shift away from fossil fuels is needed. This creates what one recent academic paper calls “green vs. green trade-offs,” exemplified in the West by the…

“I’m a Climate Scientist Who Believes in God. Hear Me Out.”

For her stalwart commitment to quantifying the effects of climate change and her tireless efforts to transform attitudes, Canadian climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe was chosen as the 2019 United Nations’ Champion of the Earth for science and innovation. One of the world’s most influential communicators on climate change, Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies…

KTOO story on the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund

Kudos to KTOO’s Jeremy Hsieh for his good story on Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund. Our advisory committee just today reached out to the first two local families to inform them of their successful applications for funding. If all goes well, these two homes could be off oil heat in a matter of weeks or…

Economics of Electric Vehicles Mean Oil’s Days As A Transport Fuel Are Numbered

With the economics of road transportation already moving so dramatically in favour of renewables in tandem with EVs, once the other advantages of renewables and EVs over oil as a road-transportation fuel are factored in the case for accelerating the roll-out of renewables capacity becomes unanswerable. Source: Economics of Electric Vehicles Mean Oil’s Days As…

Gustavus Support for Juneau Carbon Offset Fund

Berry’s Specialty ContractingSales & Service HVAC, Plumbing & Propane… …owned by Mark Berry, is the latest southeast Alaska business to carbon offset with the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund. Mark has been at it for over 23 years and as the Gustavus Toyo dealer, Mark recognizes the savings that can come from switching to a heat…

Fishbone Motors – Juneau EV Sales!

Juneau has its very own electric car dealership! Check out the Fishbone Motors website and their fantastic FAQ page! We have loads of knowledge, plus years of experience and our mission statement is focused around educating those new to Electric Vehicles, as well as streamlining the buying experience and removing all pressure with our fully…