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Clueless Sierra Club Activist Doesn’t Know Facts About Flaring In North Dakota

The problem with environmental activists – at least the political sort who show up the most often in stories about energy development – is that the only thing which will ever satisfy them is a complete halt to fossil fuel energy development. Case in point, the State of North Dakota has made some very positive...

2014: A Year in Review on Climate and Trade

In typical year-end fashion, I recently found myself reflecting about 2014. In the past year, we saw governments and multinational corporations using trade rules to challenge climate progress, but we also saw Sierra Club activists and...Show More Summary

Will World Bank President Dr. Kim Go the Last Mile for Clean Energy Access?

The Sierra Club and Oil Change International jointly released a scorecard evaluating the four major multilateral development banks, World Bank Group, African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, and Inter-American Development Bank, on their investment in clean energy access. All were failing. read more

Calls to Ban Bomb Trains Ramp Up While Communities Await New Regulations

Earthjustice has challenged the Department of Transportation’s denial of a petition by Sierra Club and Forest Ethics to ban the transportation of Bakken crude oil in DOT -111 tank cars. “ Most of the explosive crude oil on U.S. rails...Show More Summary

Martin Litton, RIP

The great environmentalist Martin Litton has died. A radical within what was traditionally a pretty conservative Sierra Club, Litton allied with David Brower to lead the fight to save Dinosaur National Park from the Echo Park Dam in 1956, a key moment in the rise of American environmentalism. He continued fighting for untrammeled wilderness throughout […]

Why the Sierra Club Can't Be Silent

During the past week, the Sierra Club has spoken out about Michael Brown in Ferguson, Eric Garner in New York City, and President Obama's executive action on immigration. Some have told us that they consider these to be "non-environmental" issues. Show More Summary

"Reformed" or Not, Corporate Handouts in Trade Agreements Are as Dangerous as Ever (Transport & Environment and Sierra Club)

This blog post was co-writen by Cecile Toubeau, Policy Officer at Transport & Environment. Two proposed trade deals -- the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Trade and Economic Agreement (CETA), and the United States-European UnionShow More Summary

Toward Securing a Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument

This is a guest column by Marni McKinney, vice chair of the Sierra Club Foundation Board of Directors. This past September, I had the pleasure of joining The Sierra Club Foundation executive director Peter Martin and Sierra Club OurShow More Summary

NRDC’s comment numbers are a bit high too

It seems that I wasn’t the only one who noticed that certain green groups might be needing some remedial work on their basic mathematical skills. In keeping with the theme of my previous post, How many comments did Sierra Club submit?, the … Continue reading ?

Holiday Season Brings Big Developments For International Coal Financing

Co-authored with Nicole Ghio, Sierra Club International Climate Program While we were celebrating the start of the holiday season last week, there were a lot of big developments around the world to be thankful for, and a few to be wary...Show More Summary

Jake Gyllenhaal Drama ‘Demolition’ Sells To The World

Sierra/Affinity has sold out worldwide on Demolition, the romantic drama from Dallas Buyers Club helmer Jean Marc Vallee starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts. Gyllenhaal stars as an investment banker rallying to rebuild his life after a family crisis with the help of a struggling mother and her unusual son. Show More Summary

How many comments did Sierra Club submit?

This Washington Examiner headline and opening paragraph caught my attention today. EPA power-plant proposal draws 1.6 million comments More than 1.6 million comments both supporting and opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants … Continue reading ?

Sierra Club Launching Activist Acceleration Tool in 2015

The Sierra Club is using an enterprise-level customer relationship management (CRM) platform in service of creating an online grassroots movement at scale.

Did Sierra Club fabricate anti-coal support?

(Ed note: this article is reprinted with permission – originally published at BigGreenRadicals.com. The story reminds me of past encounters that we have had with the Sierra Club’s extravagantly funded, questionable and perhaps a little less than honest tactics.)       The … Continue reading ?

Ford’s Super-Sneaky Discount Solar Stealth Attack On Gasmobiles

Ford and SunPower have teamed up with Sierra Club on a discount solar offer that will support the organization's EV and solar advocacy efforts Ford’s Super-Sneaky Discount Solar Stealth Attack On Gasmobiles was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Mission Impossible

Co-authored with Vrinda Manglik, Sierra Club Associate Campaign Representative, International Clean Energy Access The World Bank released a new report on Sunday sounding the alarm that climate change impacts, such as extreme heat events, may now be "unavoidable". Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, November 24: NEW ENERGY DOMINATES THE U.S. NEW BUILDS AGAIN; SIERRA CLUB, UNITED STEELWORKERS WANT WIND JOBS; THE ABUNDANCE OF SOLAR

NEW ENERGY DOMINATES THE U.S. NEW BUILDS AGAIN Wind Energy Provides Over Two-Thirds Of New U.S. Generating Capacity In October 2014; For Eighth Time In Past Ten Months Renewables Dominate New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity Ken Bossong,...Show More Summary

SIERRA CLUB, UNITED STEELWORKERS WANT WIND JOBS

Congress must not let wind energy jobs blow away Sierra Club Exec Dir Michael Brune and United Steelworkers Pres Leo Gerard, November 20, 2014 (The Hill) "The winds that froze Americans a week after the midterm elections could [could...Show More Summary

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