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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

This blog was written by Amelia Shenstone, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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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…