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Will Duke Energy live up to its net-zero carbon commitment?

Yesterday, Duke Energy announced an update to its previous carbon reduction goals. The utility will now aim to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, marking an exciting time for advocates tracking decarbonization…

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City Council puts Knoxville on the map with passing of carbon goals

On Tuesday, Knoxville’s City Council unanimously voted to pass carbon reduction goals that puts the Scruffy City on the map for addressing climate change.

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As the world gets hotter, environmental consequences get worse

This op-ed, written by SACE Coastal Climate & Energy Manager Chris Carnevale, originally appeared in The Post & Courier on August 11, 2019. See the full piece on the Post & Courier's…

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Are electric utilities living up to their promises to cut carbon emissions?

New report uses historical carbon emissions and planned generation to answer the question of whether the Southeast power sector is on track to decarbonize at a rate adequate enough to mitigate the…

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Wanna' save a glacier? My Alaskan Adventure - why our work & your support matters

This blog was written by Sara Barczak, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Should we mourn the Clean Power Plan?

The Clean Power Plan would have made a difference in the Southeast. It would have driven significant emission reductions. This blog was originally published on June 18, 2019 and has been updated…

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Knoxville proposes new Greenhouse Gas Emission Goals

US cities are taking action to address the climate crisis. Knoxville, Tennessee recently unveiled goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Here we review those goals, how they could affect the Scruffy…

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Florida’s power regulators can help consumers save money by setting sensible conservation goals

This op-ed, written by SACE staff Susan Glickman & George Cavros, originally appeared on TheInvadingSea.com (a collaboration of four South Florida media organizations — the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald, Palm…

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Dear Tomorrow - A Mother's Day Letter on Climate Action

This letter was written by SACE organizer Lindsay Pace to her young daughter, Gray, for Mother's Day back in 2016 through the Dear Tomorrow campaign. Lindsay’s letter beautifully captures why she and…

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2018 Was The 4th Hottest Year on Record

The results are in... 2018 was the fourth hottest year on record for the globe. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), "This marks the 42nd consecutive year (since 1977)…