Dr. Stephen Smith, Executive Director of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy was in Atlanta for the Clean Power Plan hearings in Atlanta. He spoke with Southeast Green about how the first day of hearings went. The Clean Power Plan seeks to find a expedited path to a stronger clean energy future and also reduce US carbon emissions a lead factor in climate change.
In May of 2014, the USGBC, Georgia Chapter, Advocacy Committee hosted a panel of legislators and lobbyists to discuss the ins and outs of the Georgia Legislature. Southeast Green caught up with Rep. Sam Teasley from Marietta to discuss takeaways from the event.
Pete Marte discusses why Hannah Solar became the first Georgia company to sell Solar Energy Sculpture.
GreenLaw and the Sierra Club hosted the National Director of the Beyond Coal Campaign Mary Ann Hitt at a private party recently. Mary Ann spoke to an audience of about fifty people and Southeast Green caught up with Mary Ann after the presentations. Fresh off of a trip to North Carolina to talk to Duke Energy about their coal ash pond challenges, Mary Ann discussed how that trip played out.
Southeast Green was honored to attend its first Alabama Water Rally March 8th in downtown Montgomery. It was great to finally meet Nelson Brooke the Black Warrior Riverkeeper! Nelson spent some time with Southeast Green discussing the work of the Black Warrior Riverkeeper.
Chuice debuted at the Georgia Organics Conference this year. Chuice is a digestive chewable juice. Full of finely minced veggies comined with seeds, nuts, spices and nestled in a vegetable-fruit juice combines for a healthy lunch replacement.
The Southeast Citizens Climate Lobby held it's regional conference at Georgia Tech in January of 2014. Conservative Former Congressman Bob Inglis of South Carolina was the keynote who spoke about how to reach conservatives when it comes to messaging climate change, carbon tax and other environmental terms. Read the Tweet Diary here.
Southeast Green attended it's first GreenBuild in Philadelphia with it's sponsor Thermacote. While in Philadelphia Southeast Green caught up with Alden Hathaway of Sterling Planet. Sterling Planet is the largest carbon offset company in the Southeast and a multi-year winner of Green Energy Provider of the Year awarded by the EPA.
Southeast Green was sponsored by Thermacote to attend USGBC Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia. A great trip that included, tweeting from both the booth and the a couple of sessions, visiting other Georgia vendors and just enjoying all the excitement. Of course we had to interview Tommy Sharp, President of Thermacote. Thermacote is an amazing product that creates a thermal barrier with the simple application of the Thermacote coating.