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Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on Energy Issues: Donald Trump

This post is the first in a series of blogs examining where 2016 candidates for President or Governor of North Carolina stand on key energy issues.  SACE Staffer Angela Garrone co-authored this blog…

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Good ideas trump partisanship

This is a guest blog written by Greg Alvarez with the American Wind Energy Association. The original post can be viewed here. It seems if an idea makes sense, political persuasion isn’t…

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Amendment 4 on August's Ballot Seeks to Lower Solar Energy Costs in Sunshine State

Want to know the best-kept secret in Florida about one of the biggest barriers holding back meaningful solar development? It’s not the lack of sunshine - Florida has best solar resource east…

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SCOTUS Nominee Merrick Garland and Environmental Regulation

Today, at a live event in the Rose Garden, President Obama nominated Merrick Garland, currently the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Reminding everyone…

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Scary Stuff Blocking Solar in the Sunshine State

I am constantly amazed at how low Florida’s monopoly utilities are willing to go to protect their right to pollute and keep their captive customers.  Frankly, it’s scary and that seems very…

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President Obama Takes On the Anti-Science Crowd

I had the great pleasure of joining our Board President, John Noel, and his wife, Melinda Welton, at his table at the League of Conservation Voters’ Annual Capitol Dinner on Wednesday, June…

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Do You Know What South Carolina's Public Service Commission Does?

Do you know what the South Carolina Public Service Commission (PSC) does? This is a question that the vast majority of South Carolinians may not be able to answer, even though the…

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What could the 2012 elections mean for climate and energy policy in the Southeast?

Although a final few races are still being determined, including several recounts or runoffs here in the Southeast as noted by the circled districts to the right, the vast majority of the…

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What Obama Election Means for Coal, Climate Change, and American Energy Future

This blog, entitled "What Obama's Re-Election Means for Coal, Climate Change, and America's Energy Future" was written by Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign, and originally appeared in…

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Global Warming Matters This Election, Stupid

This blog is the third in a series of blogs examining the impacts of Hurricane Sandy and its connections to extreme weather and climate change. Other blogs can be read here. Once…