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Reflections on a year like no other

This year we have suffered collectively and individually in unprecedented ways. In various ways, we have risen to hold one another up. Out of this grief and suffering, what can we cling…

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Looking ahead: What climate and energy actions might we see in 2021?

UPDATE: The Georgia runoff elections on January 5, 2021, solidified Democrat control over the Senate by the slimmest margin of 50 to 50 with Vice President Harris poised to cast the tie…

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Tampa Mayor Jane Castor: Leading on Sustainability & Resilience

In an era where political leadership is all too rare, it’s a treat to applaud Tampa Mayor Jane Castor for her vision of Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow.  As part of this broader effort,…

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Connections Between Climate Change and Health

On November 10, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and Florida Climate Voices hosted a crucial discussion on climate change and impacts on our health.

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Where the Candidates Stand on Energy: Complete Series

In this blog, we wrap up our #CandidatesOnEnergy2020 informational blog series that highlights critical races in both federal and state offices where support for clean energy policies could be a factor that…

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: TVA's stalled decarbonization disadvantages the Tennessee Valley

SACE tracks carbon emissions and planned generation in its annual report entitled "Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast" to answer the question of whether or not the power sector is decarbonizing at a…

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Knoxville Climate Council Delves into Energy & Buildings

The Knoxville Climate Council met again on Tuesday, September 8th to discuss energy and buildings. For the first time, some members of the council met in person at the City County building.

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Duke Energy (Part 2)

SACE tracks carbon emissions and planned generation in its annual report entitled "Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast" to answer the question of whether or not the power sector is decarbonizing at a…

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Utility Shut-Offs, Summer Heat, and COVID-19: A Dangerous Trifecta in the Southeast

In the South, summer is synonymous with intense, sweltering heat. Now, in arguably the hottest part of the summer, and with no end in sight to the global health pandemic, low- and…

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Transportation Working Group Meets as Part of Knoxville Climate Council

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon is convening a newly-formed city Climate Council in a series of meetings to help create a plan for meeting carbon reduction goals adopted by City Council. The Council…