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Combining multiple strategies to address urban mobility needs while electrifying transportation is essential to reach our climate targets

As we work toward electrifying transportation, we must keep in mind that while replacing every vehicle on the road with an EV would vastly reduce emissions, it could also perpetuate existing inequities…

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As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, democracy reforms hang in the balance 

Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, also contributed to this blog post. Update: On Wednesday, January 19, the Senate held a final vote on the…

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Why Equity Must Be Central to Transportation Electrification

Electric transportation can be both the figurative and literal vehicle to help further social justice and improve the lives and livelihoods of many in low-income and rural communities.

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Memphis City Council adds another layer of protection against future pipelines 

Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, also contributed to this blog post. At their November 16 meeting, Memphis City Council members took additional action to…

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Rest in Peace, Winter the Dolphin

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) wishes to add our condolences for the loss of Winter the Dolphin who died on November 11, 2021, at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in the…

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TVA Board gives away power plant decision-making authority to CEO Jeff Lyash, while also giving him a raise

Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, also contributed to this blog post. At the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Board meeting on November 10, Board members…

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Tennesseeans Prepare to Lock Arms as They're Locked Out from TVA's Board Meeting

Ahead of TVA's quarterly board meeting, without the ability to speak directly to TVA's board, ratepayers are gathering to demand and deliver over 4,000 public comments asking TVA not build new fossil…

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Florida Power Bills Spike — Reliance on Fossil Gas to Blame

Florida's families and businesses have been hit with $566 Million in additional fossil gas costs this year - passed on to them by the state's largest power companies - and more costs…

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Our climate is changing, small towns need help adapting

As floodwaters ravaged Middle Tennessee on a Saturday in August, people reached out to ask if my family and I were okay. We were. This was a familiar experience, right down to…

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Disney Shapes Florida’s Past and Future 

As Walt Disney World celebrates its 50th anniversary, there is no doubt that the wonderful world of Disney has had, and continues to have, an enormous impact on Florida's economy and environment.