The North Carolina Chapter of the Sierra Club advocates for a clean, healthy environment and the well-being of all who live in it - from the mountains to the coast and in our capitol. Join us!
What's New in NC
February 20, 2024
The NC Chapter staff and volunteers were hard at work to "explore, enjoy and protect" the environment in our state in 2023, and we're heading into 2024 with energy to spare! Take a look at our annual report to see our milestones last year and...
February 13, 2024
Gov. Roy Cooper's Executive Order 305, setting ambitious, necessary new conservation goals for forests and wetlands, is an important move to safeguard natural areas and communities across North Carolina. "Governor Cooper's conservation targets...
February 2, 2024
Duke Energy filed an update this week for its combined Carbon Plan and Integrated Resource Plan (CPIRP) with the North Carolina Utility Commission - a filing that shows the rate of growth for Duke Energy's electric usage load is currently 8 times...
January 31, 2024
The Sierra Club and allied groups have filed a lawsuit over plans for logging in the Nantahala National Forest. We assert that the plan violates federal law protecting 'special interest areas.'
November 15, 2023
The 2023 legislative session was damaging to North Carolina’s environment and natural resources, fair elections, and equity and inclusion. Our lobbyist, Laura DeVivo, recaps some of the major issues and outcomes.