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Leaders in U.S. Economy Say “We Are Still In’ on Paris Climate Agreement

Below is a re-print of a press release distributed by We Are Still In on June 6th. SACE is committed to working with communities, businesses and leaders throughout the Southeast on climate action. We applaud this…

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Trump's Climate Move Way Out Of Touch

President Trump today announced his long-awaited decision on whether or not to honor the United States' carbon reducing responsibilities laid out in the 2015 Paris Agreement (international climate agreement). In the agreement,…

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Beginning of Hurricane Season Reminds Us: Prepare for Climate Disaster

Today is the first day of Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30. Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued their forecast for the 2017…

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Re-cap from Climate Marches in Asheville, Charleston and South Florida!

Climate action was in the air on Saturday, April 29th at various climate marches held throughout the Southeast. SACE staff was excited to participate in four sister events this year. Here's a…

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People's Climate Movement Marches Forward on April 29

On April 29, people all over the country will rise up to demonstrate the political will for serious action on climate change. There will be a major march in Washington, D.C. to…

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New Executive Order Threatens US Progress on Climate Action

Given his appointment of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - a man with a long history of challenging health-based environmental regulations in court  - President Trump's Energy Independence…

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What's Not So Peachy About Early Spring In A Warming World?

Probably like many of you, I have really enjoyed the nice weather this... winter?... spring?... this February and March nonetheless. Enjoyed it a lot. It's allowed me to spend time outdoors much…

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Smart, Prosperous and Resilient? Memphis Named as 1 of 6 Sites for New Climate, Health and Racial Equity Initiative

High energy burdens, sub-standard housing, pervasive poverty, poor public transportation access, poor access to health care and food deserts are all too common in North Memphis. Large community re-development projects in Memphis…

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2016 Declared World's Hottest Year on Record

Scientists reported earlier this week that 2016 was the world's hottest year since formal record keeping began, topping the records set in 2015 and 2014, each year successively hotter than the one…

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How to Send a Holiday Gift to the Front Lines of Climate Change

Over the holidays, many folks look to expand their generosity beyond immediate family and friends and even favorite nonprofits by sponsoring gifts for a child or family. This year, we have a…