Dubai, UAE – At the United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP28), Vice President Kamala Harris will announce the United States will pledge $3 billion toward the United Nations Green Climate Fund.
Washington, DC - Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its final, critical Clean Air Act protections against methane and other harmful pollution from the oil and gas industry, a major win for climate and public health. These safeguards—which include the first-ever standards for existing equipment while also strengthening standards for new equipment—have been a major priority for Sierra Club and its allies, and are the culmination of years of advocacy by and on behalf of our members, families, and communities.
Dubai, UAE – Today, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP28), the United States announced it will join the Power Past Coal Alliance. The Alliance is a global collection of countries, cities, regions, and organizations mobilizing to move the world off coal.
Lansing, MI – Today, the Michigan Public Service Commission (PSC) approved a tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac for the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline. The Commission approved the decision 2-0, with one Commissioner abstaining from the vote. While reading the rationale for approval, Commissioners thanked Tribal Nations for their engagement, to which they were booed.
Monday, December 4, is Finance Day at COP 28
Monday, December 4, is Trade Day and Tuesday, December 5, is Industry and Energy Day at COP 28
HARTFORD, CT. – This week, a coalition of more than 90 climate and environmental justice groups released a letter to the governors of impacted states opposing Project Maple, a fracked-gas proposal that severely threatens decarbonization efforts across the Northeastern United States.
Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) publishes long-awaited methodology on banks’ disclosures of facilitated emissions, but what’s most needed is stronger targets for reducing those emissions
Yesterday Reps. Bruce Westerman and Raul Grijalva introduced the Expanding Public Lands Outdoor Recreation Experiences (EXPLORE) Act, a House Outdoor Recreation package that includes legislation such as the Military Veterans in Parks Act.
Yesterday Reps. Bruce Westerman and Raul Grijalva introduced the Expanding Public Lands Outdoor Recreation Experiences (EXPLORE) Act, a House Outdoor Recreation package that includes legislation such as the Outdoors For All Act, Military Veterans in Parks Act, and also reauthorizes the Every Kid Outdoors program.