Press Releases

November 30, 2023

Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-Calif.-44) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) co-hosted a press conference today on the steps of the Capitol Building to highlight the strong bipartisan support for the Outdoors for All Act, which Sierra Club executive director Ben Jealous also attended.

December 5, 2023

Letter comes amid reports that talks between U.S. and EU have stalled

December 4, 2023

Dubai, UAE – On the Energy and Industry Day of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP28), the Sierra Club urges the Biden Administration to strengthen national air quality standards for soot, a deadly air pollutant released by fossil fuel power plants, and lead the world beyond fossil fuels once and for all. 

December 4, 2023

***Sierra Club Staff are on the ground in Dubai.***

***Contact Jonathon Berman for interviews or specific comments on COP28 proceedings***

December 4, 2023

***Sierra Club Staff are on the ground in Dubai.***

***Contact Jonathon Berman for interviews or specific comments on COP28 proceedings***

December 4, 2023

Sacramento, California —new report from the Sierra Club reveals that two-thirds of California’s inactive and unplugged wells are owned by just three companies — Chevron, Aera Energy (formerly owned by Shell and Exxon) and California Resources Corporation.

December 4, 2023

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, December 6, leaders of the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes and Senator Jeff Merkley will host a press conference in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), calling on the Biden Administration to shut down the pipeline.

December 4, 2023

LAKE CHARLES, La. — Local and national organizations, including the Sierra Club, For a Better Bayou, Micah 6:8 Mission, Vessel Project, and Healthy Gulf, successfully challenged Magnolia LNG’s request for an extension on its export license for its proposed LNG export terminal in Lake Charles, La.

December 2, 2023

No state produces more oil and gas than Texas, which released more than 564 billion cubic feet of methane in 2019 alone. Thus, the federal rules could have more impact on Texas than any other state.

December 2, 2023

Washington, DC -- Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its final 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 strengthen standards for new equipment and also include the first-ever standards for existing equipment, which has been a major priority for the Sierra Club.