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Gavin Newsom faces backlash as state fights Sierra Club and San Francisco over waterfront

One of Gavin Newsom’s few duties as lieutenant governor is to serve on the State Lands Commission, a powerful agency that governs much of California’s shoreline. The three-member panel rarely draws public attention. But now its lawsuit to overturn a San Francisco ballot measure that can limit the...

Shailene Woodley Gets Honored for Her Activism: ‘All We’re Fighting for is Love’

Shailene Woodley received a big – and well-deserved – honor last night. The 25-year-old Big Little Lies actress and environmental activist attended the Sierra Club’s 125th Anniversary Trail Blazers Ball at the Palace of Fine Arts on Thursday (May 18) in San Francisco, Calif. The fundraising gala was held to celebrate the Sierra Club’s work [...]

Today We March To Stop Deportations. Tomorrow, To Replace NAFTA.

Today, hundreds of thousands of people – including Sierra Club members from coast to coast – are stopping work, joining immigrant-led rallies, and resisting Trump’s deportation machine. Led by immigrant workers, today our broad movement...Show More Summary

Suit aims to block fracking plan for National Forest in Ohio

A coalition of conservation groups has filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking plans to allow fracking in eastern Ohio's Wayne National Forest. The Sierra Club, Ohio Environmental Council and the … Click to Continue »

ExxonMobil Decision Reversed, Ordered to Pay $20M for Clean Air Violations

ExxonMobil has been ordered by a federal judge to pay nearly $20 million to settle a lawsuit by the Sierra Club and Environment Texas Citizen Lobby that was filed in 2010. Under the Clean Air Act – which allows people to sue companies for violations of emissions regulations – the groups... Show More Summary

Building A Coal Plant In Kansas In 2017 Could Be More Trouble Than It’s Worth

Then, last month, coal got a break in Kansas, where the state Supreme Court ruled against Earthjustice and the Sierra Club, granting a permit to the Sunflower Electric Power Corporation to build an expansion to its coal-fired power plant in Holcomb. Show More Summary

"Climate of Hope": More jobs in clean energy, not coal

4 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Despite Trump’s pledge to push fossil fuels, the former NYC mayor and former head of Sierra Club say real job growth is coming from environmentally-friendly energy sources

Climate of Hope

Out today: Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet by Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope. “From Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former head of the Sierra Club Carl Pope comes a manifesto on how the benefits [...]

How to sell the climate movement? Wrap it in the flag

A new video from the Sierra Club pulls on all the patriotic heartstrings.

Sierra Club President Tried to Mock President Trump, but Failed

Sierra Club is a left-wing environmentalist group and its president, Aaron Mair, tried to make fun of President Donald Trump about lying. However, Mair tweeted out a video that was making fun of Obama’s State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki. Oops.

Court Rules for Holcomb Permit

By The Telegram (Mar 17, 2017)—  The Kansas Supreme Court issued a decision on Friday to uphold a permit for the proposed $2.8 billion Sunflower coal plant in Holcomb. The court rejected the legal challenge from the Sierra Club, who … Continue reading ?

Environmental Nutjobs at Sierra Club Buy Anti-Gorsuch Ads

There are a lot of great things in this exclusive story over at The Hill, so let’s see what we can unpack from it. The Sierra Club is a group of environmental wackos who once made the argument that abortion is good for the environment. Show More Summary

Pruitt's Comments on Carbon May Have Violated EPA Policy

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Lawyers for the Sierra Club asked the EPA to check whether Pruitt violated policy by saying, "I would not agree that [carbon is] a primary contributor to the global warming that we see."

Environmental groups challenge Keystone XL pipeline approval

A coalition of environmental groups is challenging the federal permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline in court because they say additional environmental scrutiny is needed. The Sierra Club joined … Click to Continue »

Clean energy jobs outnumber fossil fuel jobs in most US states

Clean energy is increasingly providing work for people across the United States, contrary to what the president might think, and a new Sierra Club report reveals just how much of an impact on the economy it has made. Renewable energy jobs now exceed jobs in coal, oil, and gas in 41 American states and Washington, D.C., according to the report. Show More Summary

Push to close last Nevada coal plant centers on money

Sierra Club lawyers have been preaching against the environmental evils of coal-burning power plants for decades. Now, in in Nevada, they are trying to force the closure of the last … Click to Continue »

With Environment Under Siege, Join The 'Resistance' With These Great Fundraiser Badges

All proceeds benefit the National Parks Foundation, Sierra Club and Earthjustice. [ more › ]

Tip Kicks Off LEX Nightclub’s Spring Series In Reno, NV With Showstopping Performance

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

T.I. Performs at LEX Nightclub In Reno Last weekend, Tip hit the stage in Reno, Nev. at LEX Nightclub, located inside Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR). The Grammy Award-winning performer kicked off the club’s ‘Spring Series’ bringing in one

Sierra Club appeals pipeline lawsuit to Iowa Supreme Court

The Iowa Chapter of the Sierra Club is appealing to the Iowa Supreme Court its lawsuit challenging the Dakota Access Pipeline. In documents filed Thursday, the environmental group says the … Click to Continue »

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