Florida’s Amendment 9 – Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amendment 9? Amendment 9 will prohibit drilling for oil or natural gas in Florida’s state waters and include tobacco vaping in the existing prohibition of tobacco smoking in enclosed indoor workplaces. Learn more at www.yeson9florida.org What offshore area would Amendment 9 cover? Amendment 9 would prohibit drilling in state waters, which extend three […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Oct 5

Electric Vehicles Volkswagen appears to have concrete plans to back-up their announcement last week of 10 million EVs. They laid out details of the Modular Electric Toolkit/MEB platform, which will be the base for their electric fleet among other aspects of how they plan to turn out high production numbers of EVs. Read on, 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 […]

VW Settlement Update

In July 2016, Volkswagen (VW) agreed to a multiple-part settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency as a result of the illegal installation of ‘defeat devices’ on their diesel engines in violation of the Clean Air Act. There are two key programs of that settlement that offer emissions reduction opportunities for states: 1. A Zero Emissions […]

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, […]

Thinking of you as Hurricane Florence approaches the Southeast

As Hurricane Florence approaches, please know we are thinking of you and your families, especially in the Carolinas. If you are still preparing for the arrival of this storm, click here for some helpful preparation tips from the National Hurricane Survival Initiative. We are right here with you tracking Hurricane Florence and preparing to rebuild […]

National Drive Electric Week Kicks Off Soon!

Are you curious about electric vehicles? Then mark your calendars because the annual National Drive Electric Week is right around the corner! This year, it kicks off on September 8 and runs through September 16. It’s a fantastic opportunity to see a wide range of models that are available, learn more from electric vehicle (EV) owners […]

Where the 2018 Candidates Stand on Energy

This post is the first in a series of blogs examining where 2018 candidates for state and federal offices in the Southeast stand on key energy and climate issues. Note: The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy does not support or oppose candidates or political parties. Links to reports, candidate websites and outside sources are provided as […]

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 […]