Chris Carnevale

Climate Advocacy Director

Chris is SACE’s Climate Advocacy Director. Chris joined the SACE staff in 2011 to help with building public understanding and engagement around clean energy solutions to the climate crisis. Chris is motivated to be an advocate for clean energy so that people–especially younger and future generations–prosper and thrive in a healthier, more livable environment.

Chris's Recent Posts


Your Thoughts Needed On State Climate Plans

Note: This blog post was updated on Nov. 29 to reflect updates in South Carolina, Tennessee, and past event dates in North Carolina. States around the Southeast are currently seeking public input…


EPA’s Proposed Power Plant Carbon Pollution Limits Are Critical

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed what could be the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from most power plants. The proposal would have vast benefits and should be strengthened and finalized soon.…


Commentary: S.C. senators can pass an overdue fix for unaffordable electric bills

A little-known regulatory policy temporarily put in place following the oil crisis of the 1970s is still prevalent and causing high electric bills, hiking Dominion customers’ bills yet again this past month.…

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News & Resources


Group Letter to MLGW Board on Power Supply Evaluation Process

On November 9, 2022, SACE and representatives from the Memphis Branch NAACP, Sowing Justice, Climate Reality Project: Memphis and Mid-South Regional Chapter, and Friends of the Earth submitted a letter to the…


SACE Comments on 2023-2028 National Offshore Oil & Gas Proposed Program

On Thursday, October 6, 2022, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's Climate Advocacy Director, Chris Carnevale, submitted comments to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on the 2023-2028 National Offshore Oil…