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Pacific Power’s got you hooked on Coal

By Amy Hojnowski, of Portland. Amy is the Senior Campaign Representative for the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign. Check your electric bill. Does it say Pacific Power on it? Then let me be the first to tell you: you are addicted to coal. Show More Summary

Sierra Club chief weighs in on conservation heroes, green energy, and Thunder Road

Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, visited the Grist office last week. We thanked him by making him play Versus, our new favorite game.

Sierra Club & Center For American Progress Premier Solar Documentary Using Google Glass

Co-authored by Justin Guay and Vrinda Manglik, Sierra Club   Yesterday, the Sierra Club and Center for American Progress (CAP) debuted a new documentary that highlights the vital role off-grid solar power is playing around the world, particularly in developing areas like Uttar Pradesh, India. Show More Summary

New Report: Trade Talks Threaten to Undermine EU Climate Policy and Bring Tar Sands to Europe

Co-authored with Courtenay Lewis, Campaign Representative, Sierra Club Responsible Trade Program As 2014 brings in a new wave of global temperature records, countries implementing policies that reduce climate disrupting pollution should...Show More Summary

Sierra Club and Center for American Progress premier solar documentary using Google Glass

Co-authored with Vrinda Manglik, Sierra Club Today, the Sierra Club and Center for American Progress (CAP) debuted a new documentary that highlights the vital role off-grid solar power is playing around the world, particularly in developing...Show More Summary

Selling Solar in India Through the Lens of Google Glass

Co-authored by Vrinda Manglik, Sierra Club, and Andrew Satter, Center for American Progress Solar power is the key to ending energy poverty. No, this isn't some out-of-touch Silicon Valley pipe dream. Innovative companies like SimpaShow More Summary

Weekend reading: Grass (the green kind)

Courtney White, Grass, Soil, Hope: A Journey through Carbon Country.  Chelsea Green, 2014.   Courtney White, whom I do not know but would like to, describes himself as a former archaeologist and Sierra Club activist who became a producer of grass-fed beef, thereby catching on to the importance of grass for restoring nutrients to soil, reducing […]

Stop Polluters From Putting Their Money Where Your Mouth Is

It's about time the Senate acted to save itself. That's why the Sierra Club is joining with dozens of organizations representing millions and millions of Americans to call on the Senate to approve a constitutional amendment proposedShow More Summary

Pretty park maps support wilderness conservation

Muir Way supports the Sierra Club with colorful maps of state parks.

State OKs Coal Ash Reuse

Michigan may allow toxic coal ash to be reused for some beneficial purposes such as road construction and as an fertilizer supplement. The Great Lakes Echo reports some environmental groups including the Sierra Club are concerned about the bill, which the Michigan legislature approved, because it allows the leftover residue from coal burned at electric […]

Off-Grid, Clean Energy Access Market Valued at $12 Billion

One in five people around the world, approximately 1.3 billion people, lack access to electricity. The Sierra Club is released a new report -- "Clean Energy Services For All (CES4All)" -- showing that off-grid clean energy is the right tool for the energy access job. read more

Sierra Club Goes After Wind Opponents

Sierra Club’s new ad campaign calls out Congressional Reps from districts with big wind activity who aren’t supporting wind. From NationalSierraClub via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.gShow More Summary

Off-Grid, Clean Energy Access For All

Co-authored with Vrinda Manglik, Associate Campaign Representative, International Clean Energy Access One in five people around the world, approximately 1.3 billion people, lack access to electricity. Today, the Sierra Club is releasing...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, June 16: SIERRA CLUB TARGETS HOUSE WIND ABSTAINERS; MINNESOTA’S BIG GAINS, LOW COSTS FROM CO2 CUTS; PLUG-IN LIGHT DUTY VHCL MRKT TO GROW

SIERRA CLUB TARGETS HOUSE WIND ABSTAINERS Sierra Club targets 21 reps. for inaction on wind tax break Timothy Cama, June 12, 2014 (The Hill) “The Sierra Club is launching an advertising campaign to criticize 21 House Republicans whoShow More Summary

Why Are Some in Congress Content to Let Wind Industry Jobs Blow Away?

This is a guest column from my colleague Dave Hamilton, director of clean energy for the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign. Believe it or not, there was a day when the Production Tax Credit for clean, renewable energy was not a partisan issue. Show More Summary

Partners for the Future

I was honored to be invited to speak to the United Auto Workers in Detroit at their convention this week. Even though the Sierra Club and the UAW have been working together for years, some people don't know we're natural allies. Here...Show More Summary

Here’s how enviros plan to push for stronger EPA climate rules

The Sierra Club and NRDC will encourage supporters to submit positive public comments, while Greenpeace and 350.org don't have big plans to help.

QUICK NEWS, June 3: SIERRA CLUB ENDORSES OBAMA EPA EMISSIONS PLAN; THE CLIMATE GROUP ENDORSES PLAN; EARTHJUSTICE ENDORSES PLAN

SIERRA CLUB ENDORSES OBAMA EPA EMISSIONS PLAN The Centerpiece of Obama’s Climate Action Plan Curbs Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants, Will Save Billions of Dollars and Countless Lives June 2, 2014 (Sierra Club) “…[T]he U.S....Show More Summary

The President Keeps His Promise

From Sierra Club: "The President promised he would act to tackle the climate crisis and protect the health of our children and grandchildren -- and he is keeping his word. These aren’t just the first-ever protections to clean up carbon...Show More Summary

6 Awe-Inspiring, Isolated Micro-Shelters from Around the World

Muir Trail Hut in California Muir Trail Hut stands at 12,059 feet within California's rocky peaks, and is one of the trail's greatest landmarks. Built in 1930 by the Sierra Club of California, this humble-yet-strong shelter is built from local stone, and

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