In June 2013, President Obama announced that the U.S. Government would stop financing new coal plants overseas unless equipped with technologies that reduce emissions or if there are no other viable options for the host country to generate electricity. In July 2013, the World Bank Group took a...
Facing resistance in their efforts to impose monthly charges on rooftop solar customers, utilities have adopted a new strategy to discourage customers from going solar and preserve their profits in the face of flattening electricity demand.
Nearly half of Americans -- a whopping 156 million people -- are put at risk from the negative health effects of smog. The current Bush-era smog standards fail to meet the recommendations of the scientific community and medical professionals. The EPA is working to strengthen smog protections, and is holding public meetings in Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Texas, this week, and in Sacramento next Monday.
This week on Sierra Club Radio:
Emily Green, Sierra Club's Great Lakes Director, on a big threat to the Great Lakes that many don't know about: invasive Asian carp
Eugene Buchanan on his new book Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids
Avital from Sierra Magazine gives tips on greening our schools