|

Declaring your energy independence

This 4th of July, celebrate the anniversary of our country's independence with more than a cookout and sparklers. This Independence Day weekend, declare your independence from our fossil fuel past and take…

|

Are you louder than 63 lobbyists?

In the weeks leading up to the House vote on the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), we learned that opponents to the bill spent $79 million on efforts to weaken/defeat…

|

House passes historic clean energy legislation

Today the House of Representatives took advantage of an historic opportunity to open the valve on clean energy jobs and economic opportunities, save consumers money and establish a legal limit on global…

|

Shhh! The climate bill will reduce electricity bills. (They won't believe it.)

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

|

Picturing our (Clean Energy) Future

Right now the House of Representatives is debating energy legislation that (for the first time ever) will include global-warming reduction measures, and votes are expected later today. From newspaper ads to television…

|

Hit the Streets: Take Part in a National Day of Climate Action

Later this month, the United States House of Representatives may pass the first clean energy and climate bill in its history. But the US doesn't need just any bill: we need a…

|

Obama administration releases national climate report

It is widely recognized that human activity is causing dramatic changes to our climate, and today the Obama Administration released a new comprehensive assessment of our nation’s vulnerability to climate change. Experts…

|

Coal is a Dirty Business: PBS Special on Coal in Ga.

The News Hour with Jim Lehrer recently aired a segment that touched on the grave consequences associated with Georgia’s addiction to coal.  Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's Executive Director, Stephen Smith, is…

|

Celebrate World Oceans Day, June 8, 2009

ACT NOW FOR STRONG LEGISLATIVE ACTION TO CURB GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTION! Did you know that one-third of all the carbon dioxide that spews out from our coal-fired power plants and car exhausts dissolves…

|

Gambling with our future in Mississippi

So while I don’t Twitter, I do want to share what I’m doing early this week.  I’m attending the Southern Growth Policies Board 37th Annual Conference in Biloxi, Mississippi.  The title of…