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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…

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…
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Big Coal Blames Super Bowl Blackout on Renewables

Peabody Chairman and CEO Gregory Boyce claimed that “Without coal, you might as well turn off half the lights not just for our…
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The Year for Big Coal – Not So Big

Coal is on the run and battling on many fronts – 2012 may turn out to be a watershed year in its downward…
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Mississippi Coal Plant Delayed, Over Budget

A report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis reveals that Mississippi Power’s Kemper County coal plant is in far worse…

Sierra Club’s Beyond Oil Campaign and the 2012 Elections

An interview with Michael Marx, the director of Sierra Club's Beyond Oil campaign, on the campaign and its work in the 2012 elections.
Michigan: Fishing on the Detroit River, with the steel-making facilities of Zug Island in the background.

Sierra Club: Beyond Coal (Photo Essay)

To bring awareness to the unintended consequences of burning coal for energy, the Sierra Club produced a slideshow of startling images from three…

Sierra Magazine Releases 6th Annual “Cool Schools” Ranking

The Sierra Club's planet-friendly mission has integrated itself into the current growth of green college campus initiatives nationwide, especially with the release of…
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Should the US Be Exporting Coal?

You might be surprised to learn that coal consumption in this country has fallen significantly. In fact, coal, which provided 50% of the…

Down and Dirty with Tar Sands Pipelines

Tar sands: a really dirty business.

Coal Industry Bribes “Activists” with T-Shirts and Lunch to Fight the EPA

a Chicago-based environmental group sent out a tweet over the rumor of a pay-to-protest ad that was posted on Craigslist by an alleged…
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BP Agrees to Major Pollution Cuts at Tar Sands Refinery

Back in the waning days of the GW Bush administration, the EPA approved a permit issued by the State of Indiana, long known…

Americans Save $4.6 Billion Every Year Just By Biking

The Sierra Club has declared May as National Biking Month and has released a report to highlight the economic benefits of cycling.

Walmart’s Foundation Gives $71 Million to the Environment

Last year, the Walton Family Foundation, heirs to the Walmart fortune, gave environmental conservation grants totaling $71.4 million to 160 organizations around the…
Russ Ford of Shell and Mike Brune of the Sierra Club chat about fracking at Fortune Brainstorm Green

Shell and Sierra Club Chat about Fracking

Does fracking have regulation problems or simply a communication challenge?