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Knoxville Mayor's Climate Council Holds First Meeting

On Tuesday, Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon's newly formed Climate Council convened for the first time in what will be a months-long process to develop a plan to help the city meet its…

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Our Transportation Future: Reduce, Clean, Electrify

Transportation policies and investments aimed at stimulating the economy should target three long-term outcomes: reduce the number of vehicle miles driven, clean the electric grid, and electrify transportation.

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City of Knoxville Takes Step to Realizing Carbon Reduction Goals

Last Tuesday, April 28th, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) hosted a webinar where SACE's Executive Director, Dr. Stephen A. Smith, and the City of Knoxville’s Sustainability Director, Brian Blackmon, updated…

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On the 50th Earth Day: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Can Help Heal our Earth and Protect Society Moving into the Future

This month, as we continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, we also must raise our eyes to the horizon and reflect on lessons learned and future challenges.

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"An Ounce of Prevention" Can Save Lives and Money

Trusting good science, taking strong action, and getting out in front of a problem is critical to avoiding catastrophe – for both the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis awaiting us down the…

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Honoring Kristin Jacobs: A Climate Champion

As a long-time Broward County Commissioner and more recently a state representative, Kristin took on complex regulatory and policy matters. She leaves a long legacy of environmental stewardship – initiating the ground-breaking…

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SACE COVID-19 Response/Perspective

We recognize that many of our members, supporters, and neighbors are facing dire circumstances today and looking toward very uncertain tomorrows; as we work together to flatten the curve, we are inspired…

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Why the Census Matters for Clean Energy Advocates

Accurate population counts are essential to the future of crucial energy efficiency and energy assistance programs, as well as essential to what energy advocates know about the connection between how people use…

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Take Action to Ensure Utilities Suspend Disconnections + Recommended Resources and Reading Roundup While Practicing Social Distancing During COVID-19

Millions of people are facing unprecedented hardship as the COVID-19 coronavirus takes its toll on public health and livelihoods. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has spent decades advocating for smart…

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Protect Our Environment, Protect NEPA

The Trump administration recently moved to significantly undercut the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and roll back this necessary environmental protection. Submit a comment now to protect NEPA, and protect our environment. …