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US chides China but avoids clouding cooperation

...information-sharing.A major focus of Tuesday's discussions was expanding cooperation on combating climate change and renewable energy sources, a bright spot in the U.S.-China relationship, after President Barack Obama and Xi met in Beijing in November...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/us-chides-china-avoids-clouding-coope
Not For Web
Oil and gas turn their backs on coal as climate deal nears

...talking about coal as the problem and describing themselves as a crucial part of the solution, together with renewable energy sources like wind and solar power."We stand ready to play our part," six major European oil and gas companies including...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-03/oil-and-gas-turn-their-backs-coal-clima
State
Protester leaves Shell ship; one remains

...committed to reducing carbon emissions. But he said consumers will still need fossil fuels during a transition to other energy sources, and he would rather rely on oil and gas extracted in the U.S. under federal regulations than from foreign sources...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-25/protester-leaves-shell-ship-one-remains
State
Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...every U.S. state - even Alaska - in the same time period. By improving efficiencies and constructing renewable energy sources, the entire U.S. could be off fossil fuels within 35 years. The transition would provide 5.9 million jobs across the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-11/home-runs-homegrown-solutions-can-end
Opinion
Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

...should be on renewable energy in this time of climate change, not dirty fuels, she said."Why would we invest in an energy source that scientists say is leading us to catastrophe?" Leonard said. Many also fear that an oil spill in such a delicate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-17/anti-arctic-drilling-kayaktivists-hold-
State
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...due to remoteness, lack of infrastructure, extreme weather conditions, and others). Additionally, alternative energy sources may become more competitive if oil and gas costs reach the backstop prices. Increased awareness and government policies...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-04/my-turn
Opinion
My Turn: No more

...dependence on foreign oil. As America looks toward renewable energy, Alaska is also working to develop its alternative energy sources, such as wind and geothermal. But America still needs oil, and Alaska is still the best place to get it. We have...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-01/my-turn-no-more
Opinion
Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, she wants to help push hydroelectric power as an energy source that could replace carbon, especially in Southeast.Before stepping down to take questions, Murkowski said she knew...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/senator-upbeat-sitka-luncheon
Local
My Turn: Alaskan energy efficiency an opportunity

...self-sufficiency. Viewing energy efficiency as an energy source can be especially beneficial to Alaskans in diversifying...further growth and Alaska could use a wider array of energy sources for making its electricity. However, cutting our...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-03/my-turn-alaskan-energy-efficiency-opp
Opinion
Climate change crusaders cruise through Juneau

...climb the highest peaks on all seven continents. What makes their endeavor unique is the choice to use only renewable energy sources and their own muscle to get from one place to the next, which has slowed their pace somewhat."We learned pretty...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/climate-change-crusaders-cruise-through
Local

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