5,000+ at Bonnaroo Say No to Keystone XL

Any minute now, President Obama could approve the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport dirty tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to refineries along the Gulf Coast in Texas. The pipeline was proposed in 2008, yet has been continuously placed on hold. A country-wide movement has taken off with strong public opposition to the [...]

UT Pledges to Clean Up Campus Coal Plant

Reagan Richmond, Executive Director of the Southern Energy Network, contributed to and edited this blogpost.   When Gov. Bill Haslam gave his State of the State address on January 28, he expressed his plans for the coal-fired steam plant located on the University of Tennessee’s campus to become more environmentally friendly.  Usually, for coal plants [...]

A Changing Climate and a Changing Public

This post, written by Southern Energy Network’s Communications Fellow Simone Domingue, first appeared on SEN’s blog. You can find the original post here. “A Climate of Change” read one of the Saturday headlines of the Huffington Post last November. The article read that a recent Rasmussen poll concluded that 68% of Americans recognize climate change [...]

Hands Across the Sand: A Tale of Two Coasts

This post was co-authored by Liz Kazal, Mississippi Campus Organizer for Southern Energy Network.  Folly Beach photos courtesy of Foxworthy Studios. On Saturday, August 4, 180 communities in 32 states and 15 countries came together to protect their local beaches from the impacts of offshore drilling and other fossil fuels.  The events were organized as [...]

Working Together for a Nuclear Free, Carbon Free Energy Future

A version of the below blog was originally posted by Southern Energy Network’s Florida Organizer, Jacquie Ayala. Find more of her blogs here. She was joined at the SE Nuclear Summit by Southern Alliance for Clean Energy’s High Risk Energy Choices Program Director, Sara Barczak. At the end of June, in the blistering heat of [...]

Turn Words into Action; Turn Action into Results

This guest post was authored by Danielle Matheson, Campus Program Communications Intern for the Southern Energy Network (SEN). Energy Awareness Month is happening now and for the rest of October! There are so many different ways to take action either on a college campus, through an organization or taking steps your self to conserve and use [...]