Politics and Elections

The Sierra Club will promote leaders who take bold action on climate and clean energy, and expose those who still choose toxic money over human health.

Welcome to the Sierra Club Politics and Elections Site

From National Political Director, Melissa Williams, "We don’t need any more evidence – the time for action on the climate crisis is now. The American people know. Polls show that huge majorities have been personally affected by extreme weather and want the government to do something about it. The market knows. Coal’s outlook is sinking and clean energy’s is skyrocketing."

Sierra Club Web Voter Guide

Every election cycle the Sierra Club endorses candidates at every level of government.

Koch brothers and Oil Money

The Koch Brothers - a pair of oil barons - reportedly were on track to spend $400 million in 2012. That’s two people spending more than John McCain’s entire campaign spent in 2008, before Citizens United.

2014 National Political Landscape

“This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands.” - President Barack Obama