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2020: Looking Forward toward a Cleaner, Safer, Healthier Southeast

Throughout the good, the bad, and the ugly in recent years, SACE has remained a steadfast advocate for our region’s environment, pushing for clean energy solutions that will safeguard our water and…

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Possibilities of Renewables + Storage Shine in Face of Wildfires

California's recent wildfires reminds Charleston, South Carolina based staffer Chris Carnevale of the Southeast dealing with hurricanes and the benefits of distributed energy generation and storage.  

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Offset your holiday travel and support SACE with one click!

Traveling for the holidays? Do good when you fly! Green your holiday travel with SACE and Jet-Set Offset!

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A Climate Champion is Named Time Magazine's Person of the Year

Yesterday we learned that Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish student who rose to prominence when she began leading student climate strikes more than a year ago, was named Time Magazine's person of…

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New Report Shows Urgency of Picking Up Pace of Climate Action

A new report by the United Nations Environment Program shows that urgent action is needed to reduce climate pollution and prevent the worst impacts of global warming. The annual Emissions Gap report, released…

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On Giving Tuesday: Think Globally, Act Regionally

The effects of the climate crisis are of global magnitude, and many of the worst impacts will be felt right here in the Southeast. By making a donation to the Southern Alliance…

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Climate Change and the 2020 Presidential Primaries

Tonight 10 Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Atlanta, Georgia in the latest of 12 scheduled debates during the Democratic presidential primary season. I can feel you groaning: "Another primary…

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Voters Choose a Clean Energy Champion to Lead Knoxville!

On Tuesday, the city of Knoxville elected its next Mayor, Indya Kincannon. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) believes that Kincannon is well suited to continue to reduce the city and…

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Corporate Climate Leadership: Necessary but Insufficient

Amazon and Google are leading. But corporate leadership is not a substitute for robust climate and energy policy at the state and national levels.

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Question: How can Knoxville lead on climate change?

Answer: Be bold, base actions on science, and involve the community.