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My Turn: Time to connect to the President's issue - climate change

...putting Alaska in the climate change spotlight, can we now acknowledge that Alaska has a role in building the clean energy economy and in reducing greenhouse gas emissions? It is my hope that we can tap into that independent, pioneering spirit...
My Turn: Fix the budget, but not at the expense of long-term prosperity

...and grow for future years. The Alaska LNG Project will also provide some much needed diversification to our state energy economy that is increasingly dependent on crude oil - which against the backdrop of rapidly declining prices should be an...
My Turn: Koch Brothers close Alaska refinery while buying false TV ads

...While fossil fuels are and will continue to be an important part of our economy, we believe the transition to a clean energy economy - one that includes an all-of-the-above approach - is an economic, national security and environmental priority...
My Turn: Lesson of Exxon Valdez: Don't trust oil industry safety assurances

...all, we urgently need to kick our hydrocarbon habit, and transition to an efficient, low-carbon, sustainable energy economy.? Rick Steiner was a marine conservation professor with the University of Alaska from 1980-2010, stationed in...
Troll: The other energy news is tremendously upbeat

...these exciting developments in renewable energy, now is the time to think big about Alaska's role in the clean energy economy and we are fortunate to have a statewide organization like REAP to show us the way.? Troll is a long-time Alaskan...
Governor Parnell leaves Alaskans behind once again a way that would have boosted Alaska's clean energy economy. On Oct. 30, government leaders from British Columbia...together - to create jobs by leading in the clean energy economy and to meet our moral obligation to future generations...
Support climate legislation

...experts view natural gas as the bridge fuel to the clean energy economy. But without the economic incentive of a price for...enhances natural gas as the bridge fuel to a clean energy economy? Why not seize the moment of visionary leadership...
Reactions differ on USGS Cook Inlet oil and gas survey

...fossil fuels can lead to boom and bust economies. He cited closing fertilizer and LNG plants there as examples of an energy economy's fleeting nature. "When you develop fuels, they create jobs but those jobs will always go away and you always...
My turn: SE Alaska oil is king. It is time for a revolution

...self-determination when it comes to the future of our energy economy. It will require a coordinated effort, involving...and private sector investment, to transition our energy economy from oil to biomass.For starters, we need pellet...
Delay is a short-term win for environmentalists

...has found another fuse. Killing the pipeline is only a victory if it is part of a larger strategy to transform the energy economy away from intensive carbon consumption.Shifting away from fossil-fuel dependence will require ending carbon subsidies...


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