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What the Outdoors Industry Is Doing About America’s Changing Landscape

The long-held notion of what an “outdoorsy” type looks like (think of old Sierra Club photos) is being dispelled.

US dealers can't sell EVs if they don't charge cars for test drives

A Sierra Club study suggests many electric vehicle dealers are either incompetent or not really trying. Continue reading US dealers can't sell EVs if they don't charge cars for test drives US dealers can't sell EVs if they don't charge cars for test drives originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:13:00 EDT. Show More Summary

Insider’s Tale For Why Auto Dealers Suck At Selling Electric Cars

Editor’s Note: We already covered the interesting new Sierra Club report showing that auto dealers aren’t too swell at selling electric cars. But the article below from TeslaMondo, who reportedly comes from the auto dealer world, gives perhaps the deepest view I’ve seen yet of why auto dealers are so fundamentally resistant to selling electric cars. Show More Summary

10 cities committed to a 100% clean energy future

A new Sierra Club report outlines how cities across the country plan to go 100% renewable Renewable energy is something that most people can agree is a great idea, but like learning a second language, getting in shape, or donating time to a favorite charity, quickly becomes something that’s pushed off into the indefinite future. Show More Summary

Auto Dealers Doing Crappy Job Of Selling Electric Cars, Sierra Club Finds — Who’d’ve Thunk It?

Originally published on Gas2. Tesla insists the only way to sell an EV is direct to the public. Its stores are just there so people can come in, touch the cars, ask questions, and arrange for test drives. Its stores are modeled directly...Show More Summary

Environmental Groups Urge Vote on Delayed New York Offshore Wind

By Joe Ryan (Bloomberg) — A coalition of environmental groups is urging New York officials to move forward with delayed plans to approve a 90-megawatt wind farm off the coast of Long Island. The Sierra Club joined more than 30 other organizations in a letter Friday asking New York Governor Andrew M. Show More Summary

Lawsuit Against FERC Alleges New Rules For Capacity Resources Put Undue Burden On Renewables

A new lawsuit filed against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by a coalition of 4 environmental groups — including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club, amongst others — alleges that the new rules for...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: How Utility Rates Can Let New Energy Make The Grid Stronger

Rate Design for a Distributed Grid; Recommendations for Electric Rate Design in the Era of Distributed Generation July 21, 2016 (TechNet, Sierra Club, SEIA, Vote Solar, The Alliance for Solar Choice, CalSEIA, SolarCity) Executive Summary In...Show More Summary

Sierra Club Scorecard Plumbs Divisions Among Virginia Legislators

By and large, Virginia Republicans are still locked in a fossil fuel echo chamber, where “all of the above” and “war on coal” guide their votes. Virginia Democrats mostly acknowledge the damage climate change is doing to the commonwealth and around the planet and support a course correction. Show More Summary

Coal Ash Now Layered in One More Controversy

Coal ash is now layered in one more controversy: whether the toxins pollute the ground water and whether it is a violation of the Clean Water Act. A federal judge in Virginia is deciding this issue. It's a result of the Sierra Club suit against Dominion Resources, which wants the coal ash moved to a place where it can't pollute the ground water.

Trump would stand alone among world leaders: Sierra Club

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Environmental group says, if elected, Trump's stand on climate change would set him apart, even from Vladimir Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Sierra Club's Oil Pipeline Halt Efforts Fail in Sixth Circuit

The Sierra Club has lost its appeal of a September federal district court decision to grant summary judgment to the US Forest Service and Enbridge Limited Partnership. This all but settles the question of whether or not the controversial oil project is compliant with federal law. It's a major loss......

Sierra Club’s Leader Trolling Trump, Top Republicans

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune is using social media to rip top Republicans over the challenges facing Donald Trump’s candidacy.

The Kondi Band Is Taking Sierra Leone’s Traditional Music Into The Club

Wisconsin producer Chief Boima’s collaboration with Sorie Kondi might’ve been ten years in the making, but the timing is perfect.

See how the Sierra Club’s leader is trolling Republicans

The green group’s executive director has offered to fill one of those empty time-slots at the GOP convention.

Google Project Sunroof Partners With Sierra Club to Encourage People to Use Solar Power

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Google’s Project Sunroof has partnered with the Sierra Club to encourage people to switch to solar power for the summer solstice. Sunroof, introduced last year, allows users to search their home address to see how much solar energy they could generate, see estimated cost savings, and get more information from solar providers in their area. […]

Organized Labor and Environmentalists Unite, Demand Better Infrastructure

The United Steelworkers union and Sierra Club joined forces on an international trade and infrastructure plan they hope will become central to the Democratic platform.

Going #SolarforSolstice with Project Sunroof and the Sierra Club

Join us in celebrating the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere—the longest and brightest day of the year, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the sun more than any other day. Among the many gifts that summer brings—longer...Show More Summary

REPORTING LIVE: What the Media SHOULD Have Reported [Meme]

Via Sierra Marlee: Omar Mateen, the monster that shot and killed 49 people inside a club in Florida, was planning more than one attack. In fact, his wife knew of

The president of a top environmental group that endorsed Hillary Clinton explains why he's still going to challenge her on issues

The unexpected strength of Sen. Bernie Sanders' candidacy has emboldened some advocacy groups supporting Hillary Clinton to push for a more robust progressive agenda. On Thursday, the Sierra Club, one of America's oldest and largestShow More Summary

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