New Round of IPCC Reports Keep the Climate Drum Beating

The latest reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) came out this month on the impacts of climate change, how to adapt to those impacts, and how we must reduce greenhouse gas pollution. These two reports compliment the IPCC’s report last fall on the latest physical science of climate change. All three reports, respectively [...]

Broward County Calls on Florida PSC to Set Meaningful Efficiency Goals

We’ve always known that energy efficiency is the cheapest, quickest, and cleanest way to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution. Now, one of Florida’s largest counties is asking the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC) to set meaningful energy efficiency goals for Florida Power and Light (FPL) to help the county meet its GHG pollution reduction targets. [...]

Four Ways Your Actions Can Help Combat Sea Level Rise

This post is the fifth and final in a five part blog series on sea level rise, being developed concurrent with the new IPCC climate report, Florida Atlantic University’s Sea Level Rise Summit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Oct. 16 – 17, and the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall on Oct. 29. You can read the other [...]

Southern Leadership on Sea Level Rise

This post is the third in a five part blog series on sea level rise, being developed concurrent with the new IPCC climate report, Florida Atlantic University’s Sea Level Rise Summit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Oct. 16 – 17, and the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall on Oct. 29. You can read the other posts here. In [...]

Protecting our kids: Asheville residents call for limits to carbon pollution

Tonight, dozens of concerned citizens gathered at a Citizens’ Climate Hearing in Asheville, NC to voice support  for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule to limit carbon dioxide (CO2) from new fossil fueled power plants. This event, hosted by the Cathedral of All Souls, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Climate Parents, Sierra Club, Western North Carolina Alliance [...]

Superstorm Sandy’s warning about our future

This is a guest post by Frank Knapp, President and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBC). This was originally posted on the SCSBC blog, UnConflicted, here. Today is the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy that devastated the New York and New Jersey coastal communities.  Sandy wasn’t a hurricane [at [...]

How High Will the Seas Rise?

This post is the second in a five part blog series on sea level rise, being developed concurrent with the new IPCC climate report, Florida Atlantic University’s Sea Level Rise Summit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Oct. 16 – 17, and the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall on Oct. 29. You can read the other posts here. As [...]

What’s Up With Sea Level Rise?

This post is the first in a five part blog series on sea level rise, being developed concurrent with the new IPCC climate report, Florida  Atlantic University’s Sea Level Rise Summit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Oct. 16 – 17, and the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall on Oct. 29. See the whole series here. The topic [...]

Wondering where to start with the new IPCC report? Look no further.

The IPCC released the first phase of its newest report last Friday and there is a lot of press on the subject. Given the volume of coverage surrounding the report’s release, I thought it would be helpful to provide a list of some of the best pieces written on the topic. Please share widely and [...]

The Science on Climate is Still Clear, Now What Do We Do?

SACE Director of Policy & Communications Jennifer Rennicks contributed to this blogpost. Hundreds of scientists are wrapping up a week-long meeting in Stockholm, Sweden where they gathered to discuss and release the first phase of the highly anticipated 5th Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). These Assessment Reports are widely considered [...]