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Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks to make it more energy efficient. That's probably the best thing people can do, that and to be conscious of our energy use anywhere and everywhere."Motyka, who studies glaciers, also talked about sea level rise."One of the biggest contributors...
Calif.'s climate fight in 11th hour

...aggressive benchmark in North America, which would reduce California's carbon footprint and boost the state's renewable energy use to 50 percent in 15 years.Securing legislation requiring that standard in the world's eighth-largest economy would...
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Letter: develop Alaska's oil

...continue to dominate for many years. The Energy Information Administration, a government agency tasked with tracking energy use, reports ( that a full 80 percent of the U.S...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

...efficiency competition has been suggested that could empower communities to come up with innovative ideas for reducing their energy use in ways that could be transferable to other places in the arctic. Engaging Alaska stakeholders in the design of such...
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge center to open in March

...vehicles, and a 10-kilowatt photovoltaic array which Meissner said "will offset 16 percent of the building's annual energy use."Indoor environmental quality points are earned with the ongoing flushing of the building and the use of low-VOC...
My Turn: Alaskan energy efficiency an opportunity

...growth and Alaska could use a wider array of energy sources for making its electricity. However, cutting our total energy use through energy efficiency represents an equally good opportunity to bolster our energy future. Alaska has a big opening...
California ramps up efforts to cut emissions

...leader. At his inauguration earlier this year, he challenged the nation's most populous state to increase renewable energy use to 50 percent in the next 15 years.The Democratic governor has had to balance his environmental agenda with political...
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Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...gasoline, diesel and other fuels everywhere, is expected to rise steadily in the coming decades - even as alternative energy use blossoms - because hundreds of millions of people are rising from poverty in developing regions and buying more cars...
USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

...research project at the time. But animals at the university are used to study such areas as behavior, metabolism, energy use and reproduction, Grimes said."The incident was serious several years ago, and it's still very serious now...
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...Plentovich said.At the state Board of Forestry meeting Wednesday, Plentovich gave a presentation on the growth of biomass energy use in Alaska and new Environmental Protection Agency proposals that could affect Alaska's biomass boilers.The AEA is...


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