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One of the oldest environmental groups in the US says Trump's EPA pick is 'like putting an arsonist in charge of fighting fires'

Donald Trump has picked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during his administration. The Sierra Club, at 124 years old, is one of the most venerable environmental groups in the US. Show More Summary

On Tuesday’s Radio Show…

Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune will explain why everyone should be concerned about President-Elect Trump’s views on the environment. And we’ll talk about what could happen during the final meeting between Trump and Mitt Romney. 

Volkswagen Moving Us Backward Again?

Photo Credit: Sierra Club When the election votes were barely tallied, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers representing most automakers that sell passenger vehicles in the U.S. sent a letter to President-elect Trump explaining the many ways they wanted the new administration to weaken vehicle efficiency regulations. Show More Summary

CA: MCAG Settles Lawsuit to Update Transportation Plan, Sierra Club Says

The Merced County Association of Governments has reached a settlement with the Sierra Club in a lawsuit challenging its 2014 Regional Transportation Plan.

Fossil Fuel Companies Pack Rooms at COP22

The Sierra Club and ExxonMobil are granted the same privileges under the rules governing the U.N.’s international climate change negotiations. This presents a clear conflict of interest, a group led by the delegations of Nigeria and Ecuador said at COP22.

ACLU, other groups report post-election surge of donations

NEW YORK (AP) — In the week since Donald Trump's election, there's been a dramatic surge in donations to the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, the Sierra Club and other progressive organizations which have pledged to...Show More Summary

The Sierra Club Buckles Up for a Fight

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

The venerable environmentalist organization has been around for 125 years, battling all sorts of politicians, but its leaders call Trumps election an extreme challenge.

Guest Editorial: Now More than Ever, Seattle Must Welcome Upzones

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Noah An The authors, Jesse Piedfort from the Sierra Club and Noah An from the Young Democrats at the University of Washington, say upzoning the University District will benefit the climate and housing affordability. SEASTOCK/Shutterstock Even...Show More Summary

Environmentalists Score a Win in Nevada

Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto has defeated Republican Rep. Joe Heck in Nevada's Senate race, a key contest that was targeted by environmental groups. Three of them—the Sierra Club, the League of Conservation Voters, and EDF Action—spent more than $1 million running ads against Heck, who is an opponent of President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan. Show More Summary

Column: Washington’s carbon tax doesn’t address environmental justice

If voters pass the revenue-neutral carbon tax, Washington state would be stuck with a faulty policy model that doesn’t address the complexity and scope of the climate crisis, argue Bill Corcoran of the Sierra Club and Byron Gudiel of Communities for a Better Environment. Show More Summary

Fate Of Initiative 732 Carbon Fee Proposal In Washington State In Doubt

Initiative 732 would create a carbon fee structure in the State of Washington. Fossil fuel interests opposed it because it goes too far. The Sierra Club opposes it because it doesn't go far enough. Fate Of Initiative 732 Carbon Fee Proposal In Washington State In Doubt was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary

Bloomberg & Sierra Club Chairman to Write Book on Global Warming

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Former New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is collaborating on a new book with Carl Pope, former executive director and chairman of the Sierra Club.

The One Simple Thing That Nonprofit Leaders Do To Keep Inspired and Avoid Burnout

Mike Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director Yesterday, I honored to fill in as MC and interviewer for Darian Rodriguez Heyman at the Nonprofit Fundraising Masters event.   (Darian was welcoming his first child, a boy, into the world!). Show More Summary

Donald Trump Is Getting Taken to Task on Snapchat for His Climate Change Stance

The Sierra Club has purchased a geofilter that will be seen by folks who attend tonight's presidential debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The ad takes aim at Donald Trump's climate change stance: he doesn't believe the notion...Show More Summary

Girls' volleyball: Club team to have 11 signees

The San Gabriel Elite girls' volleyball club program will hold an early letter of intent signing day party on Nov. 9. Eleven players in the program are scheduled to sign. The players: Cameron Antoine-Dillion, Sierra Canyon, Washington State; Marie Begel, Harvard-Westlake, Howard; Nicole Deobler,...

Donald Trump Gets Called Out On Climate Change … By Kids

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In a new video from the environmental group Sierra Club, children take turns reading tweets from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump about climate change. And even the kids think they’re bonkers. Trump has a long history of dismissing the reality of climate change. Show More Summary

The outdoors industry and park operators see minorities as a promising new market

Recalling the childhood fun she had at summer camp, CiJi McBride has decided to go back to the outdoors. The 41-year-old African American beauty consultant from Baldwin Hills recently joined the Sierra Club, began taking day hikes in the Santa Monica Mountains and is planning a camping trip to Yosemite...

Top environmental group releases ad of Trump’s face melting to mock debate climate-change comments

The Sierra Club on Tuesday mocked Donald Trump over his refusal during the first presidential debate to admit that he called climate change a "hoax" perpetrated by China. The top environmental group, which is backing Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, released a time-lapse ad of a melting ice sculpture of the Republican presidential nominee. Show More Summary

2016’s Largest Environmental Mass Mobilization — National Drive Electric Week

The Sierra Club’s press release Monday shares that, indeed, National Drive Electric Day has become a popular and expanding celebration of electric cars, a shining example of our future. Electric cars are immeasurably valuable environmental investments. Show More Summary

While Hillary Supports Anti-Fracking, it’s Cracking up in Colorado

This week, two anti-fracking initiatives backed by deep-pocketed environmental lobbying heavyweights, such as the Sierra Club and Greenpeace, failed to gather enough signatures This post While Hillary Supports Anti-Fracking, it’s Cracking up in Colorado appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

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