Our country and region is currently reliant upon fossil fuels like coal and other high-risk energy sources like nuclear power that endanger our economy, health, security, water resources, and the environment. For too long, utilities and leaders in the Southeast have supported these high-risk, polluting energy sources, while ignoring affordable energy efficiency and clean, water-saving renewables such as wind and solar. With limited resources to invest in new energy infrastructure, the Southeast should move away from high-risk energy choices and instead maximize the potential from energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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North Carolina orders Duke Energy to evaluate coal retirements

Coal retirement evaluations, carbon dioxide reduction plans, and evaluation of all - yes, all - resources are now firmly required by the North Carolina Utilities Commission. Duke Energy has until November to…


Should we mourn the Clean Power Plan?

The Clean Power Plan would have made a difference in the Southeast. It would have driven significant emission reductions. This blog was originally published on June 18, 2019 and has been updated…


Dear Tomorrow - A Mother's Day Letter on Climate Action

This letter was written by SACE organizer Lindsay Pace to her young daughter, Gray, for Mother's Day back in 2016 through the Dear Tomorrow campaign. Lindsay’s letter beautifully captures why she and…

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