The purpose of this campaign is to educate and inform the Kodiak community about how to reduce energy consumption, recycle resources and products and reuse rather than discard materials.

Renewable energy resources provide low-risk energy that can lower costs over the long term. With some of the best renewable energy resources in the country, Alaska has an opportunity to lead the nation in their development and bring new revenue streams, including jobs in our local economy. 

 

Jim Arneson, DDS salutes the efforts of our locally owned co-operative, Kodiak Electric Association and their mission to decrease our dependence on fossil fuels through hydro-electric and wind generation to power our island communities

 

The purpose of this campaign is to educate and inform the Kodiak community about how to reduce energy consumption, recycle resources and products and reuse rather than discard materials. Our goal is to define terms such as “carbon footprint”, offer useful tips for energy conservation that all of us can use, promote responsible use of our resources, offer suggestions for sustainable development and recognize national, state and most importantly local initiatives and programs addressing sustainability issues.

 

Sustainable Development: Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." From the time sustainable development was first endorsed at the UN General Assembly in 1987, the parallel concept of education to support sustainable development has also been explored. Research shows that basic education is key to a nation's ability to develop and achieve sustainability targets. Ultimately we believe a better educated community will better address it’s sustainable health for future generations.

 

 
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