April 19, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, EPA released an implementation framework for the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, a program created by the Inflation Reduction Act that invests $27 billion in projects to reduce greenhouse gasses and other pollution and support family-sustaining jobs.

March 8, 2023

WASHINGTON (March 8, 2023) – Today, the Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED) in the Department of Energy (DOE) officially issued its Funding Opportunity Announcement for roughly $6 billion in federal investments to help deploy transformational technologies to deeply decarbonize American industrial facilit

February 15, 2023


November 11, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the Biden administration proposed the Federal Supplier Climate Risks and Resilien

August 22, 2022

The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes more than 100 programs that will invest about $369 billion in climate action, clean energy jobs, and environmental justice.

August 16, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC -- This afternoon, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022, a critical and long-awaited step forward on our path to a 100% clean energy future. This landmark package — the largest climate investment in American history — will invest billions of dollars in tax credits and other programs that could reduce carbon emissions by 40% from 2005 levels by the end of the decade.

In response, Sierra Club President Ramon Cruz released the following statement:

August 6, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC -- As the Senate begins debate on the largest investment ever in climate action and clean energy, the Sierra Club calls for swift passage of the strongest bill possible. See our detailed analysis on the crucial investments included in this bill.

August 1, 2022

A deal to advance historic investments in climate, care, jobs, and justice was reached on July 27, 2022, as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. It lays out $369 billion directed to over 100 programs that will bring down everyday costs for families, drive job creation, and reduce pollution in our communities.

May 16, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- This week the Sierra Club is launching a targeted ad campaign in nine states urging Senate Democrats to pass bold climate action that invests in communities struggling with rising prices, systemic injustice, and economic inequity. 

This ad campaign continues the momentum of the movement-wide grassroots mobilization on Earth Day demanding that Congress address the interlocking crises of climate change, high energy costs, lack of access to care, and environmental injustice.

May 4, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- If it’s a day ending in ‘y’, it’s another day that the overwhelming majority of congressional Republicans remain unserious about taking action to mitigate climate-fueled disasters. As scientific warnings pile up about the existential threat of climate change around the globe, senate Republicans continue to deny the reality of the climate crisis and refuse to take any meaningful action. 

April 20, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC -- This Earth Day, thousands of Sierra Club and coalition members and activists are taking to the streets and creating public art to call on President Biden and Congress to fulfill their commitments for large-scale investments to address the climate crisis, the unaffordability of basic goods and services, and rampant injustice.

March 15, 2022

*** Senior Sierra Club policy staff and leadership, along with grassroots volunteers, are available to discuss the urgent need for Congress to take meaningful action on climate, care, jobs, and justice. *** 

Never has it been more crucial for Congress to pass a sweeping suite of investments in climate, care, jobs, and justice than now, as the country faces dramatically rising prices and energy insecurity.