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Hurricane Irma Leads to Solar Questions

This blog was written by Alissa Schafer, former Solar Policy & Communications Manager at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Texas Wind Farms?

This blog was written by Simon Mahan, former Energy Policy Manager at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Beginning of Hurricane Season Reminds Us: Prepare for Climate Disaster

Today is the first day of Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30. Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued their forecast for the 2017…

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What's Not So Peachy About Early Spring In A Warming World?

Probably like many of you, I have really enjoyed the nice weather this... winter?... spring?... this February and March nonetheless. Enjoyed it a lot. It's allowed me to spend time outdoors much…

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2016 Declared World's Hottest Year on Record

Scientists reported earlier this week that 2016 was the world's hottest year since formal record keeping began, topping the records set in 2015 and 2014, each year successively hotter than the one…

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2016 breaking records in all the wrong places

As international climate negotiations carry on in Marrakech, Morocco at COP 22 and President-Elect Trump vows to nix American involvement in such international cooperation going forward, the climate is sending clear signals about…

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Climate Change, Zika Virus, TVA and Clean Line Windpower , Dr. Stephen A. Smith

Below are the public comments given by Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's Executive Director, Dr. Stephen A. Smith, to the TVA Board of Directors during a public meeting held August 25, 2016. First,…

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Don't Let Louisiana Become a Climate Change Sacrifice Zone, Help Now

About a third of the state has been impacted and the disaster is ongoing. I can't list every single charity that folks should donate to, or assist. United Way (HERE), Catholic Charities…

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Danger Days on the Rise in Florida

Is it hot enough for you? Well, Climate Central just released a report that it's about to get hotter, especially in Florida. The study finds National Weather Service-designated “Danger Days” — where…

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What's the hurricane-climate change connection?

As hurricane season kicks off along the Atlantic coast (June 1 to November 30), it's a good time to think about the connection between hurricanes and climate change. As the climate warms,…