The Eat Seafood Go Solar campaign provides customized support to fishermen and seafood businesses interested in installing rooftop solar panels, and conducts communications campaigns celebrating this low-impact form of renewable energy.
Shining Sea Fisheries Consulting provides backbone support, web admin, financial tracking, and communications for the Eat Seafood Go Solar campaign.
The Fishery Friendly Climate Action campaign is a grassroots initiative that provides fishermen, fisheries associations, and seafood businesses with tools, networking, access, and knowledge to advocate for robust climate solutions that work for U.S. fisheries and not at their expense. The campaign's motto is "climate action led by people in boots, not people in suits."
Shining Sea Fisheries Consulting provides backbone support, outreach, and list-serve and website administration for this grassroots campaign.
The urgency of climate change and record-high diesel fuel prices are motivating commercial fishermen to sketch out the contours of a low-carbon future. But significant technological and financial barriers lie in the way.
Shining Sea Fisheries Consulting is working with Homarus Strategies, Kempy Energetics, and a steering committee of fishermen from Alaska, the West Coast, and New England to assess these barriers and ask: what kind of targeted public programs and policies help overcome these barriers to enable bottom-up, locally appropriate innovation that puts the fleet on track to a low-carbon future?