Few places in the United States are seeing the more immediate impacts of climate change than  Alaska.  Some towns may even have to be relocated as a result of rising sea levels.  Beyond the visible impacts of climate change, electricity is prohibitively expensive in rural Alaska.  In some instances rates are more than 60 cents per kilowatt hour.  Rural Alaskans, in particular, are seeing the cost saving benefits of local energy projects and the chance to combat climate change.

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