Climate Advocacy Meetings

Are you passionate about being part of the solution to climate change? Do you want to connect and collaborate with like-minded people in Sitka and around Alaska? Do you want to take meaningful action but are unsure where to start? Check out Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) at citizensclimatelobby.org. CCL is a non-partisan, non-profit, grassroots volunteer…

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Electrification is Key

Citizens Climate Lobby wants to highlight for U.S. households the options available to save money while helping the climate. Signed into law by President Biden on August 16, 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act is the biggest climate bill ever passed in the U.S. Among other measures, the IRA includes electrifcation incentives, such as tax credits…

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Energy Study Results

In 2021, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory awarded the City and Borough of Sitka a grant for technical assistance called the Energy Transition Initiative Partnership (ETIP). The findings will be presented to the Assembly on Tuesday December 13, 2022. One of the conclusions is that our microgrid — supplied with hydropower from Green and Blue…

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Taking Care of Sitka

Something to Consider this holiday season… from Transition Sitka: We Sitkans love our surroundings… clean air and water, abundant fish and wildlife, and heart-stirring landscapes. For many of us on this island, air and marine travel is a major contributor to our carbon impact. The Sitka Carbon Offset Fund (SCOF) is a project of the…

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Dispatch from Bill McKibben

Ed. note:  “Activists are the Engine” is a stirring piece by Bill McKibben, which he posted on Nov. 12th, from the 27th U.N. Climate Change Conference. COP27 is being held from 6 November until 18 November 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. McKibben posted the piece, to honor the many climate activists in attendance at…

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