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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

Powering Cars with Sunshine

The opportunity to power a car with sunshine just got a little brighter - and cheaper. This week, the solar installer SunPower, the auto manufacturer Ford, and the environmental group Sierra Club where I work announced a new partnership...Show More Summary

LA Times also adds a familiar editor

Bob Sipchen returns to the LA Times as senior editor in the California section. He has been communications director for the Sierra Club and editor of the advocacy group's magazine.

John Muir Forever

John Muir was the founder of the Sierra Club and the inventor of the modern American conservation movement. He was instrumental in preserving some of our nation's natural wonders. And now, some top environmental thinkers say John Muir's legacy is stupid. Read more...

Move Over World Bank: Bilateral Institutions Lead Investment Beyond the Grid

The Sierra Club and Oil Change International recently released an assessment of multilateral development banks' investment beyond the grid, and the findings aren't good. While investments are continuing to flow into beyond the grid clean energy markets, most public institutions are missing in action. read more

US Midterms: Sierra Club declares Victory

“… While we have lost friends in Congress, we are gaining them in the streets …” Eric Worrall writes: The President of the Sierra Club is confident of widespread and growing public support for the environmental movement, explaining apparent setbacks for the green movement, in the recent US midterm elections, as a conspiracy of corporate…

Illinois Approves Secret Fracking Rules: IL Enviro Council Thrown Under Bus, Grassroots Hold Line

On the heels of the nation's fastest growing coal mining rush, a state legislative committee chaired by Sierra Club champion Sen. Don Harmon officially unleashed fracking in Illinois today, approving the final regulatory rules in secret,...Show More Summary

Illinois Approves Secret Fracking Rules: IL Enviro Council Thrown Under Bus, Grassroots Hold Line

On the heels of the nation's fastest growing coal mining rush, a state legislative committee chaired by Sierra Club champion Sen. Don Harmon officially unleashed fracking in Illinois today, approving the final regulatory rules in secret,...Show More Summary

Move Over World Bank: Bilateral Institutions Lead Investment Beyond the Grid

Co-authored with Vrinda Manglik, Sierra Club Associate Campaign Representative, International Clean Energy Access Photo courtesy of GSMA While investments are continuing to flow into beyond the grid clean energy markets, most publicShow More Summary

THE FIGHT TO PROTECT EPA EMISSIONS CUTS BEGINS

Climate change supporters suffer losses Laura Barron-Lopez, November 5, 2014 (The Hill) “…The nation’s top environmental groups including the League of Conservation Voters, the Sierra Club, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Natural...Show More Summary

Four groups sue EPA over LA anti-smog plan

The air in Los Angeles is better than it has been in the past, but that isn't stopping four environmental and health groups from suing the EPA to do a better job. Two national groups (the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense...Show More Summary

Five Principles for Taming the Wild West of Beyond the Grid Clean Energy Policy

Misguided and inappropriate safeguards threaten to handicap some of the most dynamic and innovative approaches to ending energy poverty for 1.3 billion people around the world. That the findings of Sierra Club's latest report -- Expanding...Show More Summary

Five Principles for Taming the Wild West of Beyond the Grid Clean Energy Policy

Misguided and inappropriate safeguards threaten to handicap some of the most dynamic and innovative approaches to ending energy poverty for 1.3 billion people around the world. That the findings of Sierra Club's latest report -- Expanding...Show More Summary

Five Principles for Taming the Wild West of Beyond the Grid Clean Energy Policy

Misguided and inappropriate safeguards threaten to handicap some of the most dynamic and innovative approaches to ending energy poverty for 1.3 billion people around the world. That the findings of Sierra Club's latest report -- Expanding...Show More Summary

Electric Car Finder Tool Helps Pick The Right EV For You

PlanetSave. A big thanks is due to the Sierra Club, as it has just launched a new ‘pick-a-plug-in’ internet tool to help you pick the best electric car for your driving habits and needs. A lot of people aren’t even aware of a singleShow More Summary

Five Principles For Taming the Wild West of Beyond the Grid Clean Energy Policy

Misguided and inappropriate safeguards threaten to handicap some of the most dynamic and innovative approaches to ending energy poverty for 1.3 billion people around the world. That the findings of Sierra Club's latest report -- Expanding...Show More Summary

New Tool Helps You Find The Right Electric Car

A big thanks is due to the Sierra Club, as it has just launched a new ‘pick-a-plug-in’ internet tool to help you pick the best electric car for your driving habits and needs. A lot of people aren’t even aware of a single electric car...Show More Summary

Millions in New Investment Cap Record Year for Beyond the Grid Solar Markets

Co-authored with Vrinda Manglik, Sierra Club Associate Campaign Representative, International Clean Energy Access It has been a record year for beyond the grid solar investment. Photo courtesy of OMC Power. Over $45 million in investments...Show More Summary

Will a dirty coal plant in Kosovo spoil the Clean Energy Record of Dr. Kim and World Bank?

Co-authored with Andrew Linhardt, Sierra Club Associate Washington Representative Light projection on the World Bank building in Washington DC Source: 350.org, 2013 For the fourth year in a row, the World Bank's investments are coal-free. Show More Summary

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