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“Caught Off Guard: The Southeast Struggles with Climate Change”

“Reporters from Southeastern newsrooms hold leaders in their communities accountable for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change-related emergencies.”

“Like hundreds of other cities, Louisville, Kentucky, is searching for a path to address climate change.

To get there, however, city officials need the cooperation of the region's electric utility, Louisville Gas and Electric Co., which depends on coal and still sees coal as a future option.

In a collaborative project organized by InsideClimate News, reporters across the Southeast are publishing stories on the progress and problems their communities face related to climate change. The journalists found communities struggling with funding or a lack of political will, and an urgent need for technological breakthroughs to meet global warming head-on.”

InsideClimate News had the stories January 27, 2020.