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EPA Keeps the Heat on Coal-Fired Plants

EPA proposes the first carbon pollution standard for new coal-fired power plants.
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The Oil and Gas Industry’s Take on “Dealing with NGOs”

What do oil and gas say about Environmental NGOs when they think no one is watching?
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Has The Nature Conservancy Gone Too Far with the SI Swimsuit Campaign?

The Nature Conservancy may have just raised a few eyebrows, some in dismay, others from a more voyeuristic perspective at their recent decision…
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Sierra Club Ends Relationship with Natural Gas Industry

Michael Brune, the Sierra Club’s executive director, announced earlier this month that Sierra Club has decided to turn down $30 million in donations…
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Coal-Fired Closures: More Plants Biting the Dust

First Energy will close six coal-fired plants this year in another victory for anti-coal groups.

Maine’s Governor Helps SFI Win an Important Battle Over FSC

I have to admit that I got it wrong. Last September, I wrote here about the battle between the competing forest products certification…

Safe Sushi App Helps Consumers Choose a Low Mercury California Roll

Sometimes you’ve got to love technology. For consumers there are numerous apps out there that enable you to shop better, more locally and…

What Does Carl Pope’s Departure From Sierra Club Signal to the Green Movement and to Business?

Carl Pope, the long-time Executive Director of the Sierra Club announced last week that he would be stepping down as Chairman of the…

Sierra Club’s Nukespeak Revives the Nuclear Debate

It was nearly 30 years ago, in the wake of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, when the classic Nukespeak from Sierra Club…

Sierra Club: EPA Should Close Haz-Waste Loopholes

The Sierra Club is on the Environmental Protection Agency’s case about hazardous waste. Writing in Treehugger last week, Sarah Hodgdon, the Club’s Director…
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Green Festival Comes to Los Angeles

For the past ten years, the Green Festival has been an annual or bi-annual event in San Francisco.  The Green Festival has also…

Michael Bloomberg Gives Millions To Anti Coal Campaign

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a partnership with the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign on July 21 which included a $50 million…
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Bloomberg Gives Sierra Club Big Bucks to Dethrone King Coal

The Sierra Club received a huge and unprecedented boost Thursday when New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and his Bloomberg Philanthropies arm committed…
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Sierra Club to Koch Brothers: How About a Debate?

Public debate is a privilege of democratic society and holds the potential for idea exchange and constructive dialogue. Done properly it can broaden…
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TransAlta Coal Plant to Close, But Don’t Hold Your Breath

TransAlta, the last operating coal-fired plant in the Pacific Northwest, is shutting down, but not until 2025 under a deal brokered by Washington…