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May 12: Carbon Dividends: A Bipartisan Climate Solution
Wednesday, May 12 Online via ZoomNoon-1:00pm The Americans for Carbon Dividends and the Climate Leadership Council will present on their plan to significantly reduce national carbon emissions through economic policies including a carbon dividend. Hear how a four-part plan of gradually increasing carbon fees, paying a dividend to all Americans, simplifying the regulatory environment, and […]
April 21: CWN’s 15th Annual Review of Alaska Assets
Wednesday, April 21 Online via Zoom Noon-1:00pm As shareholders of “Alaska Inc.”, the citizens of Alaska have a vested interest in how their state’s assets are performing. On April 21, CWN will host a panel of experts to report on the status of Alaska’s finances. This is especially critical now as the state faces critical […]
April 2 Energy Policy Study Group
Energy Policy Study Group Tony Izzo General Manager, Matanuska Electric Association Friday, April 2 noon-1pm online Tony will give an update on the Bradley Lake Hydroelectric project and SQ transmission line that was damaged in the recent summer fires. The program is free of charge but please register to receive login details.
March 12: Energy Policy Study Group
Energy Policy Study Group Creating a Railbelt Reliability Council: Reducing Cost, Increasing Efficiency Friday, March 12 The Railbelt Reliability Council was created as a result of state legislation (SB123)The RRC provides a forum and structure for the six interconnected Railbelt utilities, along with six non-utility stakeholders, to work together to address Railbelt-wide regional electric system issues […]
March 3: Alaska Seafood: Markets, Players, and Issues
Alaska Seafood:Markets, Players, Issues Wednesday, March 3, 2021Noon – 1:00 pm The seafood industry is a major component of the Alaska economy.* This program features an overview of the economics of Alaska Seafood, a look at the harvesting and processing sectors, and discussion of industry status and and outlook for 2021. Speakers have also been asked […]
February 26: Energy Policy Study Group Innovative Energy Solutions for Alaska
Energy Policy Study Group Innovative Energy Solutions for Alaska Friday, February 26 noon-1pm Online Gwen Holdmann, Director of the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, will discuss the center’s efforts to bring cost effective energy solutions to rural Alaska. The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) is a statewide, university-led, applied research program based […]
February 24: State of the University
Commonwealth North Forum State of the University A Report from UA President Pat Pitney Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Noon-1pm Online Speaker: Pat Pitney, Interim President of the University of Alaska Statewide. This program is supported in part by the University of Alaska Foundation The program is free of charge, but please register to obtain your […]
February 2: Fiscal Policy Study Group
Review of Proposed Constitutional Amendments and Possible Impacts on Long-Range State Budgets Tuesday, February 2, 2021 8am-9am Online OMB Director, Neil Steininger and Legislative Office Director, Miles Baker will join the Fiscal Policy Study Group to discuss Governor Dunleavy’s proposed fiscal-related legislation and the impact of that legislation on long-term budgeting for the State of […]
Becky Windt Pearson