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Climate Change, Zika Virus, TVA and Clean Line Windpower , Dr. Stephen A. Smith

Below are the public comments given by Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's Executive Director, Dr. Stephen A. Smith, to the TVA Board of Directors during a public meeting held August 25, 2016. First,…

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Solar for Low-income Communities and More! EPA's Clean Energy Incentive Program

UPDATE: Soon after this blog was published, EPA announced it was extending the public comment period deadline from Aug. 29 to Nov. 1, 2016, to afford more time for tribal consultations. This…

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Don't Let Louisiana Become a Climate Change Sacrifice Zone, Help Now

About a third of the state has been impacted and the disaster is ongoing. I can't list every single charity that folks should donate to, or assist. United Way (HERE), Catholic Charities…

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Tar Sands in the Atlantic-Company Behind Keystone XL is Back

This is a guest post was written by Joshua Axelrod, Policy Analyst for the Canada Project of Natural Resources Defense Council, and originally ran on July 26th on the NRDC blog here. In November…

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Danger Days on the Rise in Florida

Is it hot enough for you? Well, Climate Central just released a report that it's about to get hotter, especially in Florida. The study finds National Weather Service-designated “Danger Days” — where…

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EPA Moves Forward As Harvard Recognizes Billions of "Hidden" Clean Power Plan Benefits

UPDATE: EPA published its draft Clean Energy Incentive Program rule language in the Federal Register on June 30, 2016 - officially beginning the public comment period. EPA will accept public comments on…

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What's the hurricane-climate change connection?

As hurricane season kicks off along the Atlantic coast (June 1 to November 30), it's a good time to think about the connection between hurricanes and climate change. As the climate warms,…

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Honoring Memorial Day With Energy and Climate Security

If you enjoy the blog post below, please join us on Thursday, June 2 at 11:00 am, EDT, for a free webinar on national security and climate change in partnership with the Center…

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Eyes on the Prize: EPA Moves Forward on Clean Energy Despite Paused Clean Power Plan

As April came to an end, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent a strong signal that it wasn't going to let the current political and legal battle keep it from moving some…

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EPA Takes Historic First Step to Plug the Leaks on Methane Pollution

In a historic announcement today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized the first national standards for reducing methane pollution from the oil and gas sector. These methane rules are part…