November 26, 2014
The Sierra Club Board of Directors just met with volunteer leaders from chapters across the country for one of our most important traditions, our Annual Meeting. Joined by members from the Sierra Club Foundation Board, we started by sharing thoughts on how to best achieve our goals in 2015. We...
November 26, 2014
La Iniciativa de la EPA protegerá la salud pública, ahorrará miles de millones en costos de salud y exigirá rendir cuentas a los contaminadores. Washington, DC — La Agencia de Protección Medioambiental (EPA) hizo pública una nueva propuesta de niveles de smog para reducirlos del actual...
November 25, 2014
All across the country, the cost of coal is going up, while the price of clean energy is coming down. Coal is in decline, due in large part to the adverse public health impacts and climate consequences of mining and burning coal. Yet the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) announced in filed...
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November 24, 2014
As I imagine you're doing this week, I’ve been reflecting a lot on what I'm thankful for. Along with family and friends, what tops my list are the people across the U.S. who are ushering in the clean energy era, reducing pollution, and turning the corner on climate disruption. Some of them are...
It's a farewell to arms for California sea stars.
The engine sound is more of a whine than a roar, and there are no clouds of black smoke, but the new all-electric Odyssey Battery Bigfoot No. 20 is all monster truck.
Vines were once just something that Tarzan swung on through the jungle. Then they got ambition. Now they're on the move, threatening to take over the world.
The weather had just cleared after monster storms in the Tetons. I went with some other experienced backcountry skiers to check conditions at a steep couloir called Double Dog Leg. There'd been an avalanche nearby the day before, but on a different aspect. We decided to give it a try.
Citizen scientists forgo the slopes to search for scat.
Invading the Privacy of the People Who Make the Club Tick
Move over, Glacier Bay. Hold on a sec, Yosemite. If you want to know what really motivated John Muir to protect America's wild places, you've got to go back to "that glorious Wisconsin wilderness" of the Sierra Club founder's boyhood.
A graphic look at where coal use has increased and decreased since 1965.