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Townsend Named Sierra Club Hawai'i Director
Big Island Now
“The Sierra Club is a force for good in the world,” Townsend said. “Club volunteers are fighting to uphold our right to clean energy and protect our special places throughout the islands, and I am honored to help support their efforts.” Previously ...

Lessons from abroad: 'Green' solution...
The Hill (blog)
Among its proposed measures, the Sierra Club suggests a tax on using coal for energy production, which it classifies as “dirty and destructive.” Their website even touts European successes implementing such a tax and implicitly criticizes U.S ...

Missouri rejects $2.2 billion wind power line
Wichita Eagle
Clean Line uses the latest energy technology and was backed by chambers of commerce, labor unions and national environmental groups, such as the Sierra Club. They pushed the future of renewable energy, cleaner air, better health, jobs and tax dollars.

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Coal Is No Longer King in America, Says EIA Report
“This major milestone shows that coal is on a steady path out, while clean energy solutions like solar and wind are increasingly [taking] over as prices keep falling,” said John Coequyt, Sierra Club's director of federal and international climate ...

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From our Blogs

Earlier this week, the Sierra Club and allies at Western Environmental Law Center, Powder River Basin Resource Council, WildEarth Guardians, and NRDC challenged two Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) decisions [challenges available here and here]... Read More on Compass
RUNNING ON EMPTY: São Paulo,the world’s 12th-most populous city, is in the middle of a crippling drought, with it's Cantareira reservoir system running on emergency reserves. Brazil's National Water Agency reports that the system currently supplies... Read More on Compass