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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…

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Waxman-Markey Zeroes Renewable Energy Standard, Drops Efficiency Sharply

Our organization and other advocates are becoming increasingly concerned about the House Waxman-Markey energy and climate bill and its companion in the Senate for a host of reasons. Among the most dramatic…

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Inaction In Florida

The hope that Florida would develop a market for renewable energy recently went up in flames because the Fla. House of Representatives failed to act this session.  Unfortunately, we’ll now have to…

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Earth 2100: Our Inevitable Future? or How to Avoid Global Warming's Impacts through Action

Tonight,  ABC will air a special called Earth 2100, portraying our collective futures through choices leading us to two doors. Door No. 1 shows our current path, what scientists and policy makers…

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House Committee Votes on Climate Legislation

It wasn’t an easy journey, yet the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES) cleared a first hurdle yesterday evening as the House Committee on Energy and Commerce approved it…

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Cleaner cars: coming to a road near you

After decades idling in the slow lane, our nation's automotive policies are finally on a fast-track.  Surrounded by auto makers and executives, President Obama announced today that his administration will craft a…

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Support EPA in taking action on climate change

On April 17, 2009, nearly two years after the US Supreme Court ruled that the US EPA has jurisdiction in the matter, the federal agency ruled that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse…

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Show Time: Clean Energy in the bright, Congressional spotlight

Next week, members of Congress begin serious consideration of a clean energy jobs plan that can move our country an enormous step closer to energy, economic and climate security.  The American Clean…

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Citizens Take Just Say No To Coal to the Streets

On April 20th citizens from across the country descended on Charlotte, North Carolina to deliver a "Call to Conscience" message to Jim Rogers and Duke Energy that construction of the 800 MW…

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With friends like this....

Last Sunday, “60 Minutes”  on CBS aired an interview with Duke Energy’s CEO, Jim Rogers.  I watched the segment again last night, and I wanted to take a minute to reflect on…