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New York Drivers Need an Electric Car Consumer Rebate

This post was co-authored by Kathleen Benedetti-Fisher, the New York representative for the Sierra Club's Electric Vehicles Initiative. While New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced an important and much-needed phase-outShow More Summary

The Sierra Club is Suing to Stop U2's The Edge From Building His Five Malibu Mansions

After a hard couple months on tour, what's a rock star supposed to do with their free time? All that adrenaline normally channeled toward playing a two-night stand at a sold-out Wembley Stadium has to come out somewhere. Fortunately...

TransCanada Grasps at Straws in the Face of Defeat

Photo credit: "Youth Against KXL Pipeline 3/2/14" by Susan Melklsethlan licensed under CC BY 2.0. By Eric Huber, Sierra Club Senior Managing Attorney and Stephanie Hsiung, Sierra Club Research Analyst "The Keystone XL Pipeline wouldShow More Summary

TransCanada Grasps at Straws in the Face of Defeat

Photo credit: "Youth Against KXL Pipeline 3/2/14" by Susan Melklsethlan licensed under CC BY 2.0. By Eric Huber, Sierra Club Senior Managing Attorney and Stephanie Hsiung, Sierra Club Research Analyst "The Keystone XL Pipeline wouldShow More Summary

Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development

Environmentalists were up in arms last month when the California Coastal Commission gave its OK to U2 guitarist the Edge's much-protested plan to build five mansions with swimming pools on an untouched Malibu ridge. On Thursday, the Sierra Club, which has fought the project in the Sweetwater Mesa...

Our Clean Energy Future Moves Closer: D.C. Circuit Denies Petition to Stay the Clean Power Plan

By Joanne Spalding, Sierra Club Chief Climate Counsel and Alejandra Núñez, Sierra Club Staff Attorney Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied a petition by a coalition of fossil fuel industryShow More Summary

David H. Koch Leaves American Museum of Natural History’s Board

After 23 years, David H. Koch has decided to quit the board of the American Museum of Natural History. Although groups like Greenpeace and the Sierra Club have called for Koch's dismissal for months — "There's no place for the agenda of people like David Koch and others trying to undermine... More »

California AG wants nonprofits’ donor lists

“Do you donate to the Sierra Club or the National Rifle Association? California Attorney General Kamala Harris wants to know who you are, what your address is and how much you give…. “Every American has the right to support the causes we believe in without the fear of harassment and retaliation. Show More Summary

Pro-Development Group Loses Bid To Take Over SF Sierra Club

While the official vote count has not yet been released, SFBARF's slate of candidates was reportedly defeated "nearly three to one." [ more › ]

Elon Musk To California: Mandate Volkswagen To Produce EVs

This week, a long list of CEOs, including Elon Musk, cousin and SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive, Michale Brune (Executive Director of Sierra Club), and Jigar Shah (President, Generate Capital co-founder and regular guest writer here at CleanTechnica)...Show More Summary

A Pro-Development “Takeover” of Our Local Sierra Club: When Playing the WOMEN CARD Reveals a JOKER, Named Donald

TweetWell, here’s your news: “Sierra Club SF election and cyber bullying: this is our story, told in our own words. #WomenInEnvironment…” Oh, OK. But wait a sec – let’s hear more about this group, from our Paper of Record: “One of its members, real estate agent Donald Dewsnup, is the engineer of the attempt to […]

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“The proposed stipulation reflects a very difficult yet pragmatic discussion between AEP and Sierra Club,” Dan Sawmiller of the Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign, said in an email. “While nobody will call this deal perfect, we’re proud of what it accomplishes toward reinvigorating Ohio’s clean-energy economy and moving beyond coal.”...

Did The Sierra Club Just Sell Out In Ohio Coal Fight?

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Environmentalists have done more to promote competition in the electric power industry than free market ideologues. This is not necessarily because environmentalists care about competition per se but rather because competition breeds transparency and transparency is good for the environment. In other words, “sunlight is said to be the best of [...]

Development Banks Failing in the Fight Against Climate Change

Co-authored by Nicole Ghio, Senior International Campaign Representative at Sierra Club New research published today reveals that not one of the world's main development banks is on track to help keep the world below 2 degrees warming. Show More Summary

No mention of climate change in the TPP: Sierra Club report shows “dirty deal” means environmental disaster

The Trans-Pacific Partnership will "fuel the climate crisis" warns the environmental organization in a new report

New Report Reveals How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Threatens Our Climate

Co-authored by Ben Beachy, senior policy advisor for the Sierra Club's Responsible Trade Program. Photo Credit: Sierra Club As the world's leaders converge in Paris this week to craft a deal to tackle climate disruption globally, an already-hatched trade deal, if approved, would move the world in the opposite direction. Show More Summary

Environmental Group Assails 'Polluter-Friendly' Obama Trade Deal

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The Sierra Club on Wednesday released a report on the final text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, concluding that the landmark trade deal would be a significant setback in efforts to combat climate change and protect the environment. Show More Summary

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