My Energy Use? I dunno…

How many earths does it take to sustain an energy educator for one year? Too many. REAP: Renewable Energy Alaska Project In this terrific piece by REAP’s Taylor Ferguson, she outlines in very clear terms the value in working towards an understanding of our personal energy diet, the amount of energy we more than likely…

How Burnsville, Minnesota, cut its carbon emissions nearly 30 percent 

Juneau could see similar emissions-cutting success by focusing on the recommendation for a CBJ energy management program in the Juneau Renewable Energy Strategy. If funded, this position would quickly pay for itself in money saved from energy savings and greatly improved efficiencies. A growing number of Republicans are starting to voice concerns about climate change….

SIGN THE PETITION!

Plug in the Ships & Eliminate Downtown Toxic Smog Below is a link to our petition that asks the City Assembly to direct marine passenger fees from summer cruise visitors towards building the infrastructure needed to plug the ships into shore power. The language of the petition reads as follows: Never before has there been…

Sustainabilty Session

If you’re at all concerned about downtown summer air quality, smokey ships burning bunker fuel in port and the chance to create Juneau’s largest IDLE-FREE zone where ships could plug in to shore-based electricity and turn their engine’s off, then come to this Juneau Commission on Sustainability session on cruise ships and the visitor industry….

Volkswagen Diesel Settlement

Alaska is the beneficiary of $8.125 million from the federal Volkswagen Settlement for Volkswagen’s installation of illegal software in diesel vehicles designed to cheat emission tests. The Alaska Energy Authority is overseeing this beneficiary process in Alaska and recently announced both the process moving forward and the news that southeast Alaska will be receiving $125,000…