Community members showed up in force at Thursday night’s Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly to speak on the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, a roadmap of recommended goals and actions to address climate change challenges in the borough.
The Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition and Alaska Center plan to hold a rally to raise awareness Thursday night before the meeting about the “gutted plan” and urge the Assembly to either amend or restore the draft full plan.
Statement: May 25, 2023 Utility Board Election Turnout Reflects Community Commitment to Clean Energy This year, Chugach Utility member-owners voted in record-breaking numbers, largely in support of candidates who ran on a campaign of renewable energy solutions to the gas crisis and increased transparency in board decision-making. 15.7% of eligible voters turned out – a 30% increase from last year. …
SB 152 opens the door to long-term energy savings, good-paying jobs, and a real pathway towards much-needed energy and economic diversity for all Alaskans.
These elections are the most important thing that no one talks about. If you pay an electric bill, you are a member-owner, and you have the right to vote!
Chugach Electric’s annual board of directors election has attracted a larger field than normal: Nine candidates are vying for three open board seats. With a heavy reliance on natural gas to generate power and a projected Cook Inlet natural gas shortfall looming, those elected to the board will help shape the future of Alaska’s largest electric utility, and Southcentral Alaska, in the …
The stakes have never been higher for Anchorage: We are in the midst of a Mayoral crisis rife with acrimony, discord, and incompetence.
Join The Alaska Center and celebrate Earth Day with a screening of Patagonia’s award-winning documentary, DamNation, at The Anchorage Museum.
The Alaska Center has selected the Talkeetna area to participate in this year’s Solarize program. Solarize is a community-driven nation-wide program with a mission to make solar more accessible and affordable with neighborhood economies of scale. The program is open to all Mat-Su residents, extending from Palmer to Trapper Creek. The Alaska Center handles the bid process and selects installers …
As we celebrate the work of Black, Afro-Latino, and Indigenous leaders in the fight for equity and equality, we have an opportunity to defend democracy.