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2016 breaking records in all the wrong places

As international climate negotiations carry on in Marrakech, Morocco at COP 22 and President-Elect Trump vows to nix American involvement in such international cooperation going forward, the climate is sending clear signals about…

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TGIF! Paris Climate Agreement Officially International Law

Today, the historic Paris Agreement, our first global agreement to limit carbon emissions and keep the global average temperature increase below 20C, officially became international law. Happy Friday, Earth! 192 countries signed…

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Would you put your hand in a pot of boiling water?

Don't be like Tedy. Tedy thought it would be an interesting experiment to put his hand in a pot of water and bring it to a boil. Just like the proverbial frog.…

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Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on Energy Issues: Gary Johnson

This post is the fourth in a series of blogs examining where 2016 candidates for President stand on key energy and climate issues.  Note: The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy does not support or…

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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…