The tour consists of Alaskan field researchers, fishermen and community residents with firsthand knowledge of the effects of climate change, who will speak in the lower-48 states to educate swing voters through “first-hand” storytelling about how important it is that climate change and energy policy reform remain key issues in the 2008 Presidential campaign. It is designed to put a human face on the issues of climate change and energy policy reform, and move citizens from perceiving the problem as something either beyond their reach or not real to one that demands their positive political action.

Sponsored by the Alaska Marine Conservation Council – visit www.akmarine.org for more information about the orgainzation.