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Broward County Exemplifies Local Leadership Tackling Climate Change

Local climate action, exemplified by Broward County, will continue to be a critical piece to reducing carbon pollution in Florida and securing resilient communities.

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Oil pipeline company agrees to pause project, Memphis City Council delays vote on ordinance

The proposed Byhalia pipeline saga continues, with the Memphis City Council Public Works committee deciding last week to delay voting on an ordinance which would present a roadblock to the pipeline.

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Is this our generation's moonshot moment? This Earth Month has seen growing momentum for climate action

People have begun to ask: is this our generation's moonshot moment – our time to apply our motivation, energies, and skills to tackle climate change using clean technology solutions?

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Updated Electrify the South Toolkit and Website Help Local Governments Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy’s Electrify the South Electrify Vehicle Policy Toolkit and website get a 2021 refresh with loads of new content.

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Solar Choice Metering: A Better Way (Duke vs. Dominion)

South Carolina's Energy Freedom Act requires the Public Service Commission to establish a "solar choice metering tariff" for customer-generators (e.g., rooftop solar customers). Customers seem overwhelmingly opposed to the Dominion proposal. On…

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Memphian Rep. Steve Cohen introduces bill to improve coal ash clean up

U.S. Representative Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) earlier this month introduced legislation called the “Ensuring the Safe Disposal of Coal Ash Act” to strengthen the regulations surrounding coal ash clean up. Shortly after the…

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Memphis City Council delays vote on pipeline ordinance 

Pearl Eva Walker also contributed to this blog post. She is a Memphis resident who works on our Memphis Has the Power campaign. Community opposition in Memphis to the proposed Byhalia Connection Pipeline, which…

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Memphis City Council Adopts Climate Action Plan 

Memphis City Council adopted goals to reduce City and County climate pollution by 51% below 2016 levels by 2035, and 71% by 2050.

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SACE and Allies Urge Congress to Pass Legislation Requiring 100% Clean Electricity in the United States by 2035

Fully decarbonizing the power sector, along with electrification, would reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 70-80%, helping fulfill our commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement while simultaneously creating millions of jobs, cleaning…

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Every Year Matters and Every Choice Matters

Several electric utilities in the region have set long-term goals to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions...but will it be too little too late? To answer this question, SACE has analyzed historical data…