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Berkeley school board to decide on stripping LeConte’s name from elementary school

For decades, a Berkeley elementary school has carried the name of a prominent conservationist and co-founder of the Sierra Club. But that 19th century geologist, Joseph LeConte, was also a slave owner and munitions supplier to the Confederacy...Show More Summary

Trump wants to to keep the largest coal plant in the West, built on Navajo land, open.

The Sierra Club estimates the facility costs the surrounding community more than $125 million in annual health costs.

Civil War on the Left, Part 51: Sierra Club vs. Sierra Club

(Steven Hayward) In recent years the Sierra Club has been agitating to close down a large coal-fired power plant in Arizona that the Navajo Indians run on their land. But guess what? This coal plant was built way back in the 1960s at the behest of... Show More Summary

Green groups pressure automakers on U.S. fuel efficiency rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Sierra Club, Greenpeace USA and Public Citizen and other environmental and consumer advocacy groups plan to turn up the pressure on Wednesday in their campaign to stop automakers from lobbying the Trump administration to weaken fuel efficiency requirements.

Mike Bloomberg Contributes $64 Million to Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last week that he would contribute $64 million to the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal program in order to push for the expansion of renewables such as solar and wind power.

Tippets: Veterans Fly Fishing Yellowstone, Managing Line Tangles

last monthHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

A fly fishing trip to Yellowstone National Park with Sierra Club’s Military Outdoors program helped change the life of army veteran Evan Bogart. “He feels that spending time in the outdoors might be one step toward healing the trauma that … more ?

Sierra Club Criticizes Puget Sound Energy Over a "Repeal and Replace" Climate Plan

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Montana's coal-fired Colstrip power plant. David T. Hanson Puget Sound Energy, the private utility company that serves natural gas to Seattle and electricity to the rest of King County, has received praise for meeting and exceeding its carbon reduction targets under the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. Show More Summary

Bloomberg donates $64 million to fight Trump's coal agenda

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $64 million to a Sierra Club program seeking to phase out coal-fired power plants and reduce planet-warming carbon emissions. The billionaire … Click to Continue »

National Drive Electric Week Sees Biggest Turnout Ever

This year, according to one of the sponsors, Sierra Club, NDEW was huge — reaching all 50 U.S. states for the first-time ever with a total of 278 events in 251 cities, across six different countries National Drive Electric Week SeesShow More Summary

The Mick's Sofia Black D'Elia Shares Photo Diary from Yosemite Trip with Boyfriend Henry Joost

Sofia Black D’Elia went on a trip to Yosemite National Park last month with her boyfriend, filmmaker Henry Joost, to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Sierra Club and they have shared their photo diary! “Can’t thank the @sierraclub enough for reminding us what we are fighting for. ???? Happy 125th anniversary!” Sofia wrote on [...]

The Green Backlash Against Trump

There are clear signs of a strong backlash against Trump. Consider support for environmental organizations. A report in February indicated that giving to the Sierra Club was up 700% over the same period of the preceding year, as part of a major trend across environmental NGOs. According to the same report, other environmental groups were […]

Op-Ed: Downsizing Our National Monuments Is a Mistake

Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune on why the land is worth more than just the resources that are on it

In lawsuit, Sierra Club claims U.S. EPA violates information access law

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Sierra Club sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in federal court on Monday over what it says is the regulator's failure to respond to information and records requests under transparency laws, court papers show.

Mike O'Brien, Sierra Club, Transit Riders Union Endorse Cary Moon

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover At a debate this week, Cary Moon endorsed a campaign led by the Transit Riders Union to reduce the number of homeless encampment sweeps. crosscut/seattle times facebook As Jenny Durkan racks up more labor endorsements...Show More Summary

DC Circuit ruling a positive sign on LNG

This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected a challenge by Sierra Club to the Freeport LNG facility, a natural gas export project in Texas.... The post DC Circuit ruling a positive sign on LNG appeared first on Shopfloor.

Is The White House Hiding DOE’s Grid Study?

Sierra Club sues Energy Department over long-awaited grid study Devin Henry, August 14, 2017 (The Hill) “…[Sierra Club is suing] the Department of Energy (DOE) for its ‘secrecy’ over a key study on the reliability of the electric grid…[because...Show More Summary

Sierra Club Sues US Department Of Energy Over Grid Study Obfuscation

The Sierra Club announced Monday that it has sued the US Department of Energy over the department's continued delays in providing information regarding the grid study Secretary Rick Perry directed the department to conduct into the reliability...Show More Summary

Sierra Club Sues Energy Dept. Over Disclosure of Grid Study Data and Communications

The Sierra Club has filed a lawsuit demanding that the Department of Energy reveal who it’s been consulting with as the agency rewrites a critical grid study looking at whether wind and solar are impacting reliability. The lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. Show More Summary

Sierra Club sues U.S. Energy Department over power grid study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Environmental group the Sierra Club sued the U.S. Energy Department on Monday in hopes of forcing it to reveal the groups it has consulted in conducting an eagerly awaited study on the electricity grid.

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