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Bravo Senators! Thank you for saying no to mountain-top removal mining.

Earlier this week, two United States senators, Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), introduced bipartisan legislation to prohibit the dumping of mining waste into streams, effectively ending the practice of…

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Coalition issues "National Call to Action on Global Warming"

Last month President Obama asked Congress to cap global warming pollution through market-based legislation, and our leaders in Congress have set an ambitious timeline to begin doing just that.  As Congress and…

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Senator's 'fossil' energy theory a remnant of the past

Senator Alexander's ideas about energy are as outdated as the fossil fuels he supports.  In a recent op-ed published in the Chattanooga Free Times (see below), the Senator cites our nation's excessive…

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Yes, there is renewable energy in the southeast

We must have hit a nerve somewhere, because our opponents are bringing forward a country music phenom turned energy expert who says our song won't play. Lance Brown, executive director of the…

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Vote for SACE

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy needs your vote! SACE entered our idea into the contest hosted by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and JustMeans.com, a partnership that created the Changing Climate Change Challenge…

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Lets Make Florida Open for Renewable Business

Getting a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) adopted into Florida legislation this session is a top priority for SACE and our campaign partners, the Renewable Energy Alliance (REAL). On March 10, I spoke…

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Hundreds of Economists Sign SACE Statement on Cap-and-Trade Auctions

It's hard enough to get a few people to agree about where to have dinner, so when more than 600 of America's leading economists agree on something there must be little doubt…

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New Film Shows Coal's Threat to Water Supply

SACE has just released a new short film that shows how the Power4Georgians’ proposed coal-fired Plant Washington would use up to 16 million gallons of water daily, causing a significant threat to…

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Building a Clean Energy Economy

President’s Day was a good time to reflect on the spirit of past leaders who inspired people and shaped a brand-new country.  The men and women who explored new frontiers and established…

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Highlights of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

On February 13, 2009, members of Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H.R. 1), often called the Economic Stimulus Bill, which included more than $78 billion in clean…