Where the 2018 Candidates Stand on Energy: Democratic Nominee for Florida Senator Bill Nelson

This post is the seventeenth in a series of blogs examining where the 2018 candidates for state and federal offices in the Southeast stand on key energy and climate issues. SACE staffers, George Cavros, Susan Glickman, and Alissa Schafer contributed to this post. To read the candidate profile for Florida Republican Nominee for U.S. Senate, Rick Scott, click here.  […]

Where the 2018 Candidates Stand on Energy: Republican Nominee for Florida Senator Rick Scott

This post is the sixteenth in a series of blogs examining where the 2018 candidates for state and federal offices in the Southeast stand on key energy and climate issues. SACE staffers George Cavros, Susan Glickman, and Alissa Schafer contributed to this post. To read the candidate profile for Florida Democratic Nominee for U.S. Senate Bill Nelson, click here.  […]

Where the 2018 Candidates Stand on Energy: Democratic Nominee for Florida Governor Andrew Gillum

This post is the fifteenth in a series of blogs examining where the 2018 candidates for state and federal offices in theSoutheast stand on key energy and climate issues. SACE staffers George Cavros, Susan Glickman, and Alissa Schafer contributed to this post. To read the candidate profile for Republican Nominee for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, click here. To continue to […]

Where the 2018 Candidates Stand on Energy: Republican Nominee for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

This post is the fourteenth in a series of blogs examining where the 2018 candidates for state and federal offices in the Southeast stand on key energy and climate issues. . SACE Staffers, George Cavros, Susan Glickman, and Alissa Schafer contributed to this post To read the candidate profile for Democratic Nominee for Florida Governor Andrew Gillum, click here. To […]

SACE Florida Director Susan Glickman named one of Florida’s most influential leaders

Congrats to our Florida Director, Susan Glickman, who was just named to Florida Trend‘s Florida 500 – a list of the 500 most influential Floridians. Susan has worked with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy since 2001 as a consultant and lobbyist and became Florida Director in 2013. A Florida native, she’s been a consultant for many national environmental organizations, […]

Throughout the Southeast, Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice this Saturday, September 8th

This Saturday, September 8th — the weekend before San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit — thousands of people around the nation will gather to demand bold action on climate, jobs, and justice as a part of the Peoples Climate Movement. The Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice events aim to mobilize tens of thousands of […]

Is sea level rise already impacting your property value?

The rate of sea level rise has been accelerating in recent decades, and a recent study by First Street Foundation shows that homes in the southeastern U.S. are already losing value as a result.    According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), scientists are “very confident” that we will see a global average sea level rise […]

Florida Voters: Learn what candidates for office plan to do about sea level rise

Want to learn where your local candidates for office stand when it comes to sea level rise, flooding and other related issues? Tidal Town Halls — hosted by ReThink Energy Florida — are being held in 15 cities throughout Florida, offering Floridians a chance to hear directly from candidates about their plans for addressing sea […]

Why Florida’s west coast needs a regional approach to address sea level rise, hurricanes and more

With the Tampa area ranking as the most vulnerable metro area in the nation to damage from storm surge flooding, it’s clear that Florida’s west coast region needs to act now to make its communities more resilient. An effort is under way to bring local governments in the region together to form the Tampa Bay Regional Resiliency Coalition, allowing west coast counties and municipalities to work together toward solutions to mitigate and adapt to the changing climate, including challenges like flooding and increasingly powerful hurricanes. Read more in this excerpt from the Tampa Bay Times, written by Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long and SACE Florida Director Susan Glickman:

Hurricanes and Climate Change in South Florida: Brainstorming Solutions

At a community gathering at Miami’s CIC, Radical Partners announced “100 Great Ideas” focused on crowdsourcing climate resilience and sustainability solutions. NASA senior scientist Dr. Timothy Hall presented the latest science on the impact of climate change on hurricanes at the event, including increasing hurricane intensity, the upper limits of hurricane strength, and how climate change affects storm surge, coastal flooding and precipitation patterns. A collaboration between the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Miami Climate Alliance, Radical Partners, The New Tropic, and ReThink Energy Florida, the event also featured a participant-driven discussion of policy and solutions.