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TN NAACP College & Youth Division: Preparing for Climate Change

SACE's Sandra Upchurch reports back from the 15th Annual NAACP-TN Race Relation/Advocacy Summit in Jackson, TN, where young leaders are developing their consciousness of environmental and climate justice.

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Climate Leadership and Listening Sessions in the Old North State

Workshops and listening sessions are in full swing around the Old North State as state agencies solicit input and feedback from a wide range of stakeholders in an effort to turn a brief executive order into a robust clean energy plan for North Carolina.

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US Corporations Driving Up Demand for Renewable Energy

In 2018, corporations broke records with global renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPAs) surpassing 13 gigawatts. This more than doubled the previous record set in 2017, and brought corporations to a position to compete with utilities globally as the sector purchasing the most clean energy.

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Putting a Face on Energy Burden: Nashvillians Deserve Answers for High Bills

This posting, which is part of SACE's series 'Putting a Face on Energy Burden,' tells the story of Annie Pearl Patton, a Nashville resident suffering high energy burden outside of her control.

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KUB: Time to put the PUBLIC back in public power

It's time to hold KUB accountable for serving us, the customers, with transparency, accountability, and affordability like the public power company it's supposed to be.

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Fukushima Nuclear Accident's 8th Anniversary: Book Review: An Alarming Inside View from the Top of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Today, March 11, marks the 8th anniversary of the devastating nuclear accident at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan in 2011. The ramifications of the triple nuclear meltdown continue today as thousands of Japanese are still displaced and an extremely complicated cleanup effort continues.

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Here’s What Customers Say About Duke’s Fee Increase That Takes Away Customer Control

This is the third of a multi-part blog series highlighting comments from South Carolina Duke Energy customers about how Duke's proposed fee hike would impact them and why they are opposed. The comments today focus on customers for whom the proposed fee hike would take away their ability to control their bills. Tune into part 1 of this series to hear from customers, especially single-income families and seniors, who just don't have the income to absorb the fee hike, and part 2 to hear from customers calling for more corporate accountability from Duke Energy.

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Here’s What Customers Say About Duke’s Fee Increase & Corporate Accountability

This is the second of a multi-part blog series highlighting comments from South Carolina Duke Energy customers about how Duke's proposed fee hike would impact them and why they are opposed. The comments today focus on customers calling for more corporate accountability from Duke Energy.  Tune into part 1 of this series to hear from customers, especially single-income families and seniors, who just don't have the income to absorb the fee hike, and part 3 to hear from customers about how the proposed fee hike would take away their ability to control their bills.

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Here's What Customers Say About Duke's Unaffordable Fee Increase

This is the first of a multi-part blog series highlighting comments from South Carolina Duke Energy customers about how Duke's proposed fee hike would impact them and why they are opposed. The comments today focus on customers, especially single-income families and seniors, who just don't have the income to absorb the fee hike, which disproportionately impacts low-usage customers. Tune into part 2 of this series to hear from customers calling for more corporate accountability from Duke and part 3 to hear from customers about how the proposed fee hike would take away their ability to control their bills.

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Alabama, Reject Electric Vehicle and Hybrid Taxes

Alabamians, take action! If you drive an electric vehicle (EV) or hybrid, you shouldn’t have to pay $150 - $250 per year for the privilege. Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey has proposed legislation that would raise state fuel taxes including a tax on electric and hybrid vehicles. Tell Gov. Ivey, no new taxes on energy-efficient vehicles!