February 13, 2015
The Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs campaign, of which the Sierra Club's North Star Chapter is a member, held a Clean Energy and Jobs lobby day at the State Capitol in St. Paul the first week of February to support increasing the state's renewable energy standard to 40 percent by 2030.
February 11, 2015
The Sierra Club has fought to make public the fact that nearly 15,000 megawatts of energy resources, including clean energy, have bid into San Diego Gas & Electric's request for offers to meet San Diego's energy needs. But will the California Public Utilities Commission let any clean energy compete against the proposed Carlsbad natural gas plant?
February 4, 2015
After the Nebraska Supreme Court approved a route for the Keystone XL pipeline through the state last month, Sierra Club activists rallied in downtown Philadelphia, urging Senator Bob Casey to vote "No" on Keystone when it came to a vote in the U.S. Senate. Less than a week later, those same activists joined thousands of marchers in the MLK March for social justice.
January 27, 2015
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.
January 16, 2015
On the first day of the new legislative session for the Maryland General Assembly, Sierra Club activists and their allies in the Maryland Climate Coalition rallied in front of the state capitol in Annapolis to support a bill to raise the state's clean electricity standard to 40 percent within the next 10 years.