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Making an Impact on Climate Adaptation

Posted by on October 4, 2015 in News from Nautilus | 0 comments

Making an Impact on Climate Adaptation

Climate change poses unprecedented challenges – and opportunities for investors interested in positive impact. The 2014 National Climate Assessment reported clear evidence of climate change across the United States. However, the effects of that change manifest in very differently ways depending on state and region. Alaska is experiencing the fastest rate of climate change in the nation–and one of the fastest rates of change of any region globally. While the U.S. average temperature has increased by 1.3°F to 1.9°F since 1895,...

Heat from the Sea. Really?

Posted by on July 20, 2015 in News from Nautilus | 0 comments

Heat from the Sea. Really?

Heat from the Sea. Really? In 2009, while visiting Chena Hot Springs outside Fairbanks Alaska, I had the good fortune to spend a couple of hours with resort owner Bernie Karl, a visionary renewable energy pioneer. Bernie convinced me that just as there are viable geothermal energy projects in the Arctic, there is potential for ocean thermal energy in Alaska. I headed back south to the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) in Seward, pondering his advice. I had recently been appointed President and CEO of the Center and faced the daunting task of...