‘Climate Change Flag’ Chooses JCOF

Climate Change Flag is a new small midwestern business created by former Juneau resident Neal Mathes. Their mission is to be a catalyst for climate action and their new website reads… We decided to make flags to spark climate conversations. By flying a climate change flag, you show your commitment to considering the climate impacts…

Who Doesn’t Like Some Good News?

The World Has Achieved Huge Milestones in 6 Areas of Renewable Energy So Far This Year Painting the picture of a changing energy sector the world over, the first six months of 2021 saw momentous milestones to carbon neutrality. “Today, there is now 743 GW of wind power capacity worldwide, helping to avoid over 1.1…

Earth Day Actions!

Today, Earth Day 2021, we offer you a handful of local climate and renewable energy actions. Sure, we all know about LED bulbs, recycling, driving electric cars, etc. Ideally, all of these items are on your list and even better if they’ve been crossed off of that list! There is a wave of momentum building…

How to Save Planet Earth | Discover Magazine

Tomorrow, April 22, is Earth Day, an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection, first held on April 22, 1970. Renewable Juneau offers you a short primer on how to step up your environmental action game. There is so much that we all can do, yet some actions are truly better than others. “One…

Save $$ and Slash Emissions!

Learn more about saving money and slashing your carbon emissions TOMORROW at 350Juneau’s Climate Change Emergency Friday Event! Every Friday at noon, Juneau climate action nonprofit 350Juneau holds an informative, educational, and inspiring climate awareness event, near the bear sculpture at the foot of the Capitol steps. Tomorrow, don’t miss heat pump experts from around…

Solutionists

Renewable Juneau board member Anjuli Grantham was 350Juneau’s featured speaker yesterday at the weekly Climate Emergency Rally at the Juneau Capitol steps. (Watch the video HERE!) Anjuli introduced her latest climate action project, a fantastic ten-section body of work entitled Juneau’s Climate Change Solutionists. Her ‘solutionists’ project focuses on local people, local action, and the…

Poet Amanda Gorman’s ‘Earthrise’

What if the Biden/Harris inauguration day poet laureate could address climate change? In fact, she’s done just that. As the brief Yale Climate Connection’s article that introduces another terrific Amanda Gorman piece reads, “No effort here to paraphrase or quote from it: That would be like the proverbial narrative describing a photo of a painting…

New climate action task force to tackle Sitka’s carbon footprint

Like Juneau’s climate action plans, some of which reach back over 11 years, Sitka’s efforts to grapple with the climate crisis have confronted similar issues. Like Juneau, Sitka developed a plan a decade ago. Some items were completed, many were not. Both featured carbon reduction goals, but a lack of follow-up and analysis leave many…