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Black History Month Energy Champions: Steve Rutherford Explains Why Solar Power is the Next Frontier of Freedom

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

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Climate Justice: A Fight for Equal Opportunity

In honor of Black History Month - the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is publishing an original blog series highlighting the efforts of African American leaders working to ensure that clean energy opportunities are available…

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Solar as an Energy Equity Solution

This guest blog was written by John Farrell who directs the Energy Self-Reliant States and Communities program at ILSR  and was published here on RenewableEnergyWorld.com on January 21, 2014.   For over 100 years, the American…

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Solar Power is the Next Frontier of Freedom, says Navy Veteran Solar Installer

This blog is the first in a series on diversity in the solar energy field in Florida. Check here for future posts. Retired Navy SEAL Commander Steve Rutherford is on a mission.…

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Hundreds Gather in Memphis to Discuss Environmental Justice Issues

This blog was co-authored by Sandra Upchurch, SACE's Memphis Energy Organizer. As fall descended on Memphis, over 250 people attended the Sierra Club’s 13th Annual Grassroots Community Conference. This was the first…

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Clean, Distributed Energy Can Benefit Low-Income Families

This post, authored by Jorge Madrid and Marilynn Marsh-Robinson, originally appeared on Energy Exchange, a blog by Environmental Defense Fund, on November 17, 2014. You can view the original post here. We’ve spent…

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On Sunday thousands converge in New York City for the People's Climate March

This Sunday, September 21st, the People's Climate March is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people -- from impacted community members to business leaders to faith groups -- to the streets…

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New Southeast EPA Administrator Faces Challenges Ahead

In the first month of 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency appointed Heather McTeer Toney as the new Region 4 Administrator. The former Regional Administrator, Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming, left to become chief of staff…

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40 Religious Groups Practicing Creation Care with Wind Turbines

This blog complements “Solar Spirit” - 50 Religious Groups Practicing Creation Care with Solar Panels, posted March 6. Creation Care merges faith with proactive solutions to protect God's creation. Next week, the…

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New NAACP report touts energy equity opportunities

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) released a new report this week,  Just Energy Policies,  profiling energy policies that can help reform energy production and use in the…