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Bonus Footage Added!

Today, PACE released a 5-minute teaser version of Unplugged!

Troy, Alabama, Screening and Energy Forum Draws Crowd

On Tuesday, August 16th, PACE convened an Energy Forum in Troy, Alabama, to discuss concerns about current U.S. energy policy and to hear from members of the community and local business. The co-host for the event was the Alabama Agribusiness Council.

Read an account of the event by a local newspaper.

The event began with remarks from keynote speaker U.S. Representative Martha Roby, a freshman member of Congress who represents Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District. Roby emphasized the need for the U.S. to take a “balanced approach” to energy resources, to ensure that government policies and regulations don’t unduly hamper families […]

Unplugged Launches at Decatur Town Hall Event

Yesterday marked the official launch of Unplugged, which took place in Decatur, Alabama, at a PACE Town Hall meeting featuring U.S. Representative, Mo Brooks.

The event featured keynote remarks by Brooks, a screening of the documentary, and a panel discussion featuring Cameron Smith of the Alabama Policy Institute, TVA Chief Operating Officer Bill McCollum, Brian Avery of Nucor Steel Decatur, and Cline Jones of the Tennessee River Valley Association.

The event was covered by two area television stations during nightly newscasts, including this report from WAAY in Huntsville.

Photos and video of the event will be forthcoming.

Pre-Screening of Unplugged Causes a Stir

As I sat patiently in a large conference auditorium in Pine Mountain, Georgia, listening to presentations on corporate sustainability and green building practices, I have to admit I was a little nervous about the first-ever public viewing of Unplugged. I tried to concentrate on remarks by Coca-Cola’s sustainability director while several versions of my unscripted introductory remarks rattled around in my head.

Several months prior, I accepted an invitation to present at the annual meeting of the Southern District of the Air & Waste Management Association. The meeting is an assembly of those who regulate air, waste, and water, those […]