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Power Outages, Extreme Weather, and Climate Change: How Smart Energy Choices Will Help Keep the Lights On

On April 29, SACE's High Risk Energy Program Director, Ulla Reeves presented on the topics covered in this blog to the first-ever Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference in Charlotte, NC.  This blog post…

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Soggy in Sochi: The End of the Winter Olympics As We Know It?

Before the 2014 Winter Olympic Games began, Russia pledged that Sochi would be the greenest Olympic Games in history, promising green building standards for Olympic facilities and a “zero waste” policy, and…

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Hold Candidates Accountable on Climate

The Tampa Bay Times ran some excellent coverage last week on the issue of climate change in the special election for Florida’s 13th Congressional District.   While climate change and sea level rise…

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How the Polar Vortex is Fueled by and a Threat to Our Energy Infrastructure

In case you somehow missed it, the majority of the United States is experiencing record cold temperatures today. Parts of the Southeast started at or below zero this morning (not factoring in wind…

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Four Ways Your Actions Can Help Combat Sea Level Rise

This post is the fifth and final in a five part blog series on sea level rise, being developed concurrent with the new IPCC climate report, Florida Atlantic University’s Sea Level Rise Summit…

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Superstorm Sandy's warning about our future

This is a guest post by Frank Knapp, President and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBC). This was originally posted on the SCSBC blog, UnConflicted, here. Today…

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What's Up With Sea Level Rise?

This post is the first in a five part blog series on sea level rise, being developed concurrent with the new IPCC climate report, Florida  Atlantic University's Sea Level Rise Summit in Fort…

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A Surge of Misinformation on Wind Farms and Hurricanes

This blog entry was written by Allie Brown, former Clean Energy Advocacy Manager at SACE.

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Building Community Resiliency for Hurricane Season

This Saturday marks the beginning of hurricane season, the six month period between June 1 and November 30 that typically ushers in the bulk of Atlantic hurricanes.  The season's opening day is…

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Global Warming Makes Allergies Worse

Spring seems to finally be here!  The birds are chirping, the bees are humming, and depending on who you ask, the pollen is floating in the air like a thick fog of…