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Mobilizing Fairbanks & Interior Alaska communities toward action on climate change

Our Mission

Through education and advocacy Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition mobilizes Fairbanks & Interior Alaska communities toward action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. We seek to elevate climate solutions and foster a fair, equitable, & just transition to sustainable communities — locally, regionally and globally. We seek to build a renewed & respectful relationship between all beings and the earth.

Our Values

 

We are motivated by the moral, spiritual, & scientific duty to take action & elevate voices of responsibility to each other, the earth, and all living beings. We have adopted the Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing. Learn more about how we work here!


 

GVEA Board Meeting
October 22, 2018 • 6:30pm

Board Room of GVEA’s headquarters location: 758 Illinois St., Fairbanks

On October 22nd we encourage GVEA members to attend the board meeting and help us bring some community requests to our local electric supplier. Our requests are:

  • Increasing GVEA’s renewable energy portfolio and implement a strong renewable energy transition plan. We can do more, we want more.

    • Urge the Board of Directors to adopt a new renewable energy goal and incorporate more solar, wind, hydro and geothermal energy into the grid.

    • Urge the Board of Directors to cease spending money on new fossil fuel projects and instead financially support renewable energy.

  • Decommission Healy 1 Coal-fired plant. There are too many consequences to extending Healy 1’s operating life:

    • Extending Healy1 would lock GVEA and it's members into decades of high emissions.

    • Extending Healy1 would severely limit the ability of GVEA to add new renewables to the grid.


CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS

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