Sierra Club

3M Forestry-Cropped

3M, ForestEthics Bury Hatchet, Save Forests

Crafted in collaboration with ForestEthics and Greenpeace, 3M's new pulp and paper sourcing policy establishes a new industry sustainability standard aimed at ensuring…
19_BeyondCoal_Stickers

EPA’s Historic Coal Ash Disposal Rule Not Enough, Watchdogs Say

Today's institution of the first federal standards governing coal ash disposal mark a milestone, but they leave a lot to be desired if…
Chris Thomas, CIO, The Sierra Club

Sierra Club Launching Activist Acceleration Tool in 2015

The Sierra Club is using an enterprise-level customer relationship management (CRM) platform in service of creating an online grassroots movement at scale.
Dunkirk1

Sierra Club Takes Coal Fight to Supreme Court

Sierra Club, Ratepayers & Community Intervenors and Earthjustice are taking the New York Public Service Commission to the state Supreme Court over a…
peoples_climate_march

Celebrities Line Up for Global Climate Change March

U.N. leaders arriving for climate change crisis talks needn't worry about how to jump-start dialogue and get to the meat of the issues…
Click to enlarge.

Six Tips for Improving Your Rank as a Green School

Sierra Club’s Annual Cool Schools rankings are out. And the winner is … the University of California, Irvine. Congratulations, Anteaters! After assessing the…
2113747638_33ca920f07_z

Oakland City Council Moves on Coal Transport Ban

Cities do not have the power to prohibit fossil fuel shipments because only the federal government can regulate railroads, so it’s an easy…
GM logo

GM’s 2013 Sustainability Report: Connecting to What’s Important

TriplePundit spoke with David Tulauskas, GM’s director of sustainability, about the company's 2013 Sustainability Report.
CGS_NRCGov

Big Bucks Saved If Aging Hanford Nuclear Plant Closes

The study is not recommending the immediate closure of the Hanford nuclear plant, rather it recommends that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) issue…
Athabasca_Oil_Sands_Planned_Production_TastyCakes

Sierra Club Climate Change Report Flunks Keystone XL

Sierra Club's well-packed 17-page report, Fail: Why Keystone XL Flunks the Test, is an expository on the many ways that TransCanada’s south-bound pipeline…

Sierra Club Reveals “Coolest Schools” for 2013

Sierra Club released the results of its 2013 Cool Schools rankings today. The results, which covered more than 150 academic institutions in the…
Ford Plug-ins

Sierra Club Reviews Plug-in Hybrids

The Sierra Club releases its own guide to plug-in hybrids.
detroit - tar sands

Environmental Justice in Detroit: Hope Rises Amid Toxic Communities

Detroit zip code 48217 is the most toxic in Michigan and thirdmost in the nation. A crush of polluting industries tower over a…
USA Canadian border

Coal Port Sponsors Encounter the Global Village

You might think that the only way these massive coal port projects can be stopped is by an equally massive force. Yet, that…
Adam_Werbach_GreenBiz_Forum

Interview: Adam Werbach on Why Sharing is the New Shopping

Adam Werbach has déjà vu when discussing the sharing economy. It reminds him of talking about corporate sustainability in 2005 when people didn’t…