AK Wildfire & Climate Change webinar - June 8, 2021
An intensified pattern of wildfire is emerging in Alaska as rapidly increasing temperatures and longer growing seasons alter the state’s environment. Both tundra and boreal forest regions are seeing larger and more frequent fires. The impacts of these fires are felt across the state. Alaska Fire Science Consortium Communication Specialist Zav Grabinski will give a high-level overview of trends in Alaskan wildfire related to a changing climate.
Originally from Fairbanks Alaska, Zav received a master’s in natural resources from Humboldt State University. His background includes geospatial and visual modeling of fire interactions on landscapes, regional-scale data analysis of drought impacts on forests, and website development and design. As the science communication specialist for the AFSC, Zav is interested in conveying biophysical processes to diverse audiences using modern visualization techniques and digital-media formats.
Rick Steiner - Climate Change & Alaska’s Oceans - May 11, 2021
Alaska on the Climate Frontlines
The DNC Environment and Climate Crisis Council held its first state organizing meeting of 2021 in Alaska. Hosts: Council Chair Michelle Deatrick and Vice Chair David Green.
Permafrost: Torre Jorgenson Webinar (4.20.21)
Energy Task Force, Kerry Williams
For the Energy for All Alaska Task Force meeting of Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Kerry Williams, professional engineer and concept/project proponent, briefed the Task Force on Pumped Hydroelectric and how it might be used as economical Energy Storage for other generation resources, particularly variable-output renewables.
Paul Hawken, February 2020
The author and editor of “Drawdown” discusses many of the Top 100 climate solutions at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.
Katharine Hayhoe in Anchorage, Alaska
Dr. Hayhoe’s presentation on Shaping Alaska’s Energy Future. Dr. Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist at Texas Tech University and is a lead scientist and author for the second, third, and fourth National Climate Scientists. For her scientific work as well as her communications efforts, she has received many awards including Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People, Fortune Magazine’s 50 Greatest World Leaders, the United Nations’ Champion of the Earth, and more.
Dahr Jamail, End of Ice
Dahr Jamail discusses and reads excerpts from his book, “End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption” Anchorage, Alaska, November 20, 2019
Alaska Webinar on Pumped Hydropower Storage
Part of DOE’s first-ever virtual Office of Indian Energy Program Review, viewers of this webinar will hear Alaska-focused examples and case studies from government agencies, developers, as well as potential financing options through the DOE Loan Guarantee Program. As pumped hydro storage technology has application across the country, this webinar is useful to all interested tribal energy leaders and staff.
Alaska on the Elevator of Climate Change
Presentation by Rick Thoman on climate changes in Alaska
Anchorage Climate Action Plan
November 6, 2019 Presentation
Renewable Energy Alaska Project
Railbelt Electricity Grid, Renewable Opportunities
Alaskan Groups For Climate Action
Several groups present what they are doing in Alaska pertaining to climate action..
REAP Tidal and Wave Energy, 2019
Tidal and Wave Energy Renewable Energy Alaska Project 2019 Fall Speaker Series
Two Republicans Talk Climate Change
Republicans Michael Grimm and Bob Inglis discuss climate change. Cause, results, and whether to do something about it.
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