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Massive Pro-Oil Train Derailment Rally Planned To Target Sandpiper Pipeline

Left-wing groups ranging from the Sierra Club to Socialist Action – Twin Cities are planning a march in Minneapolis/St. Paul later this week against “tar sands” pipelines. The timing lines up with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission reviewing the Sandpiper pipeline on Wednesday. An administrative law judge has already cleared the way for Minnesota to join...

Your Contribution to the California Drought and the End Times

You’re an ethical consumer, a responsible citizen of the earth. You’ve been known to reduce, reuse, recycle, upcycle, source locally, compost, trade fairly, and offset as needed. You’ve got a Greenpeace sticker on your Sierra Club sticker on the reclaimed cargo bike you use to transport dead nine-volts and used printer cartridges to your local […]

The Water of Life

Long before the hydration pack, there was the Sierra Club cup. Generations of Sierra Club hikers and backpackers kept these metal cups hooked to their belts, ready for dipping into a cool mountain stream. In his famous 1971 profile of...Show More Summary

Power for All Campaign: Seeking a Faster Timeline for Universal Energy Access

This week, the Sierra Club is participating in the second annual United Nations Sustainable Energy for All Forum in New York, a forum bringing together key world actors advocating for sustainably to address the problem of energy poverty worldwide. Show More Summary

California Crude Spill Proves US Oil Industry Needs to Be Regulated - NGO

Sierra Club California chapter Director Kathryn Phillips the United States needs to do more to regulate the oil industry amid the California spill on Tuesday that caused some 21,000 gallons of crude oil to spread nine miles along its Pacific Ocean coastline.

Why Skeptics Should Encourage Energy Use from Fossil Fuels Where Economically Justified

Guest essay by Alan Carlin I was actively involved in environmental protection as a Sierra Club activist and senior EPA analyst for over 45 years, but about eight years ago I concluded that I could not support the energy use/CO2 reduction objectives of the environmental movement and many governments in the developed world. These objectives…

THE CRISIS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE STATE: Government As Faction. “The story goes on to report how th…

THE CRISIS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE STATE: Government As Faction. “The story goes on to report how the EPA worked in direct collaboration with environmental groups such as the Sierra Club to ‘stuff the public comment ballot box,’ so to speak, likely in violation of the law. Good for the Times for giving this story front-page […]

Mega-Developer Wants to Build Massive Resort, Mall and Housing Complex at Grand Canyon

The Sierra Club says the proposed development would be a "defacement" of the Grand Canyon. The U.S. Forest Service is accepting public comments for a controversial plan that would pave the way for a foreign developer to build a mega-development at the edge of the Grand Canyon. Show More Summary

Sierra Club Endorses Mike O'Brien and Kshama Sawant for Reelection

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

City council members Mike O'Brien and Kshama Sawant chit-chatting—probably about the environment. City of Seattle The Washington state chapter of the Sierra Club has made its first two endorsements in this year's city council elections:...Show More Summary

The smog that texted me

A new Sierra Club service will message you when the air gets really bad in your area.

Jack Johnson and Jason Mraz Fight to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Musicians Jason Mraz and Jack Johnson, both avid conservationists, are letting their voices be heard when it comes to dredging the Great Barrier Reef. Both artists are working with Sierra Club in their online #SaveTheReef campaign. The...Show More Summary

New Congressional Scouting Report Reveals Who's Hitting Homeruns, Striking Out for Clean Energy, Clean Air

Spring time means baseball season for so many - a nice evening out at the ballpark with a hot dog, peanuts, and a cold beverage. We all love a homerun, except when it's against our team, of course. So we here at the Sierra Club decided...Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: Don't Allow Seattle's Enthusiasm for Light Rail to Be Used as Leverage to Win Highway Expansions

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Former Mayor Mike McGinn and the Sierra Club's Tim Gould argue that the legislature's current transportation deal should be rejected because, while it funds more light rail, it also funds too many freeways. Sound Transit Transit supporters...Show More Summary

Offshore Wind is (Finally) Coming to the U.S.

On Monday, Deepwater Wind broke ground on what's expected to be the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in U.S. waters. At a planned 30 megawatts, the Block Island Wind Farm project marks what the Sierra Club calls “a watershed moment for American clean energy development.”

Introducing The Sierra Club AddUp App.

The Sierra Club AddUp app allows environmentalists to crowdsource their political, legal and environmental activism on behalf of the Earth Introducing The Sierra Club AddUp App. was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from...Show More Summary

Meet “Eco-Modernism”—The New Face of 21st Century Environmentalism

(Steven Hayward) For a long time I’ve been arguing that environmentalism needs its own Protestant Reformation, with a Martin Luther figure to nail a new 95 Theses to the front door of the Sierra Club (on recycled paper, of course). Show More Summary

“E&E Legal Releases a Sierra Club Unearthed Report on Green Groups Record-Breaking Spending on the 2014 Elections; Precious Resources Used to Buy Campaign Ads Instead of Helping the Local Environment”

Press release: Today, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), a 501 (c) (3) watchdog group, released an investigatory report analyzing the money green groups spent on the 2014 elections. The report was released through E&E Legal’s recently launched … Continue reading ?

Private Banks Ditching Destructive Coal Investments, International Financial Institutions Need To Follow Suit

Co-authored with Lauren Lantry, Sierra Club Media Team Earlier this week, Barclays Bank did something amazing -- one of the world's largest banks announced it would no longer finance coal-mining companies that pursue the destructiveShow More Summary

Sierra Club proud they’re putting miners out of work

I was recently interviewed by CNS News and asked for comment on the joint Sierra Club, Bloomberg media event (held on April 8th) where Mr. Bloomberg and senior Sierra Club staffers, like CEO Michael Brune, exulted in their ability to … Continue reading ?

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