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Where Gov. Romney Stands on Energy

This blog is the first in a series of blogs examining the energy positions of Presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Jill Stein and Gary Johnson.  SACE staff Chris Carnevale and Simon…

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After election, questions remain about Plant Washington

While candidates Kaye Shipley, Cheryl Mathis, and Ab Roesel were edged out yesterday in board elections at Snapping Shoals EMC, an Atlanta-area utility co-op, we congratulate them on a hard-fought campaign to…

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Carolina on the mind as GOP presidential primaries move to the Palmetto State

With Iowa's caucuses and New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primaries both in the rear view mirrors, GOP presidential candidates and the media now set their sights on South Carolina, which hosts the next nominating…

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Climate deniers take the stage at GOP debate

When Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) tossed his hat in the ring seeking the GOP presidential nomination he made quite a splash. During his first week on the campaign trail, Perry shared…

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What could the 2010 midterms mean for climate and energy policy in the Southeast?

Although a few races are still being determined with recounts and write-in ballots, the vast majority of the 2010 midterm races have been decided. Here, in the eight Southeastern states that SACE…

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Buying elections with dirty money

Updated on 10.25.10: Anonymously-financed groups are stepping up efforts to influence 80 different House races with just one week to go before Election Day according to a new New York Times article.…

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Ready to vote for clean energy at the ballot box?

Despite a promising start (Congress allocated $80 billion of the 2009 Recovery Act funding for clean energy & efficiency programs), our country's work on much-needed energy policy reform has barely begun. The…

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Energy Policy after the 2008 Elections Webinar

As we look ahead to the new year, I wanted to bring this to your attention. In November, SACE’s monthly webinar series examined the results from the 2008 elections. I hosted this…