Fairbanks, AK – On Sunday, Secretary Granholm will be in Alaska to tour the Permafrost Research Tunnel and Renewable Energy Fair in Fairbanks and Monday will visit the University of Alaska Center for Energy and Power as well as the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. Her visit will focus on bolstering support for clean energy investments and touring local climate impacts. Alongside her visit, the League of Conservation Voters launched a digital ad campaign in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and surrounding communities to urge Congress to invest in clean energy, high-quality union jobs and environmental justice.
Support for Biden’s Build Back Better agenda
National polls continue to show strong support for making climate change and investing in clean energy infrastructure a top priority. In a recent poll commissioned by Climate Power:
At the end of April, 11 Alaska state and local elected officials signed a letter calling on Congress to support President Biden’s plan and ensure our federal infrastructure plan invests in a clean energy future and environmental justice. They joined over 1200 leaders from all 50 states and DC urging Congress to seize this moment as our last best chance to tackle the climate crisis.
The campaign will focus on ensuring climate action is a top national priority. The ads are part of a broader effort to highlight how vital clean energy jobs are to the nation’s recovery, including transformational investments and policies to: