Washington, DC – News coverage over the weekend reported that the EPA is considering a weakened rule as the agency prepares to release one of its most significant rules to slash climate-disrupting emissions, tightening emission standards for cars…
The Sierra Club is working to accomplish a widespread shift to plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) that rely on little to no oil at all. EVs are much cleaner than conventional vehicles today, even accounting for the emissions from electricity sources.
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Our work includes advocacy for federal, state, and local policies that will make electric vehicles more accessible to all communities; a push for the utility sector to invest in EV programs; public education and outreach to share the benefits of EVs; and campaigning for transit agencies and school districts to invest in electric buses.Read More
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National Drive Electric Week
Started in 2011 as National Plug-In Day with the simple idea to hold simultaneous events across the country on the same day, National Drive Electric Week has now expanded to an entire week of events and changed the name to emphasize the thing we all want to do: drive with zero emissions.Find Out More
Zero Emission Buses
Transit agencies nationwide are starting to make the switch to zero emission buses. These buses are cleaner and quieter and are particularly beneficial for low-income neighborhoods and communities of color that are disproportionately exposed to toxic air pollution.Find Out More
CO – Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in partnership with Sierra Club, released a new analysis that finds many popular and widely anticipated electric vehicles (EVs) offer Colorado consumers thousands of dollars in lifetime cost savings.
OHIO – Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in partnership with Sierra Club, released a new analysis that finds many popular and widely anticipated electric vehicles (EVs) offer Ohio consumers thousands of dollars in lifetime cost savings.
Today, Virginia’s adoption of the Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) II Rule was published. This rule, which becomes legally effective on March 13, 2024, requires auto manufacturers to ensure that every new light-duty car sold in the Commonwealth is a zero-…
Atlanta, GA - Yesterday, the United States Postal Service (USPS) and White House officials showcased new electric vehicle charging stations at its South Atlanta Sorting and Delivery Center, representative of charging stations that will be installed…