Climate Change Events
- Climate Change is Here: What can you do? – Panel Discussion on Anchorage’s Climate Action Plan hosted by Alaska Common Ground – Wednesday, November 6th, Event video below
- REAP is hosting an energy speaker series in October and November. You can find out more here.
- UAA/APU books of the year is hosting an event with Paul Hawken, editor of Drawdown, February 13, 2020.
- Katharine Hayhoe presented in Anchorage – video and audio available, more information below
- Wondering what other events are discussing climate change? Here’s a new calendar with shared information from several organizations.
- Additional climate change resources can be found here.
Climate Change is here: What can you do?
Anchorage’s Climate Action Plan
November 6, 2019
Alaska Common Ground hosted the first of a series exploring climate change topics with a discussion of the recently adopted Anchorage Climate Action Plan. If you missed the conversation about what’s in the plan, from food security systems to emergency preparedness, and how you can get involved, check out the video above.
- Mara Kimmel – Resilience Team Lead,
Municipality of Anchorage
- Shaina Kilcoyne – Municipality, Solid Waste
- Micah Hahn – UAA, Institute of Circumpolar
Moderated by Libby Roderick – UAA, Difficult Dialogues Initiative
The panelists and moderator were all lead participants in developing and writing the Climate Action Plan. Presentation slides can be found here.
Ready to discover your carbon footprint? Here’s a tool recommended by our panelists. Good luck!!
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Dr. Katharine Hayhoe in Anchorage
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies what climate change means for people and the natural environment, and helps communities adapt. She talks about climate change in an accessible and respectful way with a wide variety of audiences, especially those who have questions about climate change and people of faith.
She spoke at multiple events in September in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau. As video and audio become available from these events we will link them here. KSKA broadcast her talk at the Wendy Williamson on Addressing Alaskans. You can listen to the podcast here.
These events were hosted by The Wilderness Society, Alaska Climate Action Network, UAA/APU Books of the Year, ChangePoint, Faith Christian Community, and Alaska Common Ground. More information here.