May 6, 2014
It started off innocently enough. After months upon months of delays, the U.S. Senate was finally prepared to bring Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman’s (R-OH) bipartisan Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act to the floor for a vote this week. But, an actual vote in the...
August 25, 2014
Photo courtesy of SunFarmer It is hard to overstate the effect that access to reliable electricity can have on people’s lives in rural communities worldwide. That’s why we are so supportive of interventions like off-grid clean energy that not only put power directly in people’s hands, but...
August 25, 2014
When you hear the word 'bayou' it is hard not to think of the American Gulf Coast. These unique swampy ecosystems have come to define the region, especially in Louisiana. In fact, the word 'bayou' is believed to have originated in Louisiana. Healthy bayous are not only teeming with biodiversity,...
August 23, 2014
By Robin Everett, Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign Last year, members of the Pacific Northwest's Lummi Nation made a historic trip to the Otter Creek Valley of Montana with a traditional, hand-carved totem pole. Together with local ranchers and members of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, they began a...
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August 22, 2014
After a two-year campaign by 50 organizations in the Power Indy Forward Coalition, Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) has announced its intention to stop burning coal at its downtown Harding Street power plant in 2016 and close the unlined coal ash lagoons at the plant, located on the city's...
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