Yesterday, coronavirus was declared an international pandemic. Already, there are 129,589 known cases and 4,749 deaths globally.1
Now, it’s even more critical that our government takes action to protect public health. Fortunately, legislation introduced today would provide real help for struggling families. However, Republicans in the Senate are threatening to block this urgent bill.2
by Michael Brune, Sierra Club’s Executive Director
No matter how much Andrew Wheeler, Mitch McConnell, and corporate polluters might wish it would go away, the Green New Deal shows no sign of fading from our political discourse, and here’s why: At its heart, the Green New Deal is more than a legislative agenda. It’s a […]
We’re getting closer. With another unanimous vote in Breckenridge, Colorado last night, we’re now just one commitment shy of 50 U.S. cities that have committed to powering their communities with 100% clean and renewable energy.
Yesterday, the Sierra Club’s Ready For 100 Campaign released a new report showcasing ten of the 49 U.S. […]
Join film Producer Sidney Beaumont, National Sierra Club President Loren Blackford and Institute for Sustainable Communities Vice President of U.S. Programs Steve Nicholas, for a sneak peek of the documentary film From The Ashes.
When: Thursday, June 22 at 6:00 pm Where: Main St Landing, 60 Lake St Burlington, VT 05401 Reception: 6:00-6:45 p.m. Film […]
CONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire Sierra Club Chapter, whose mission is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet, invites the public to attend a showing of the film, This Changes Everything about climate change and inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller. The New Hampshire Chapter will host this event on April 16th […]
You did it!
They said that it couldn’t be done. They said our sights were too high. That Keystone XL was a “done deal” and would be approved just like any other oil pipeline.But you didn’t believe them. You knew that with hard work, and by standing together, we could beat Big Oil and […]
Paint the Town Dark
For one hour on Saturday, March 28, more than 7,000 cities in 162 countries will go black from 8:30 to 9:30 pm local time. Paris, the City of Lights, will disappear in the night and for a brief moment even the Eifel tower will stand […]
Sign the Energy Independent Vermont petition with the Sierra Club
As Vermonters, we know the damage global warming can cause. Climate change is no longer a thing of the future, it is affecting Vermont now. Tropical Storm Irene took lives, leveled homes, and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. According to the Vermont […]
Find an event near you to be part of the fourth annual National Drive Electric Week, September 15-21.
A quarter million.
That’s how many electric vehicles (EVs) will be on the road in the U.S. when the 4th annual National Drive Electric Week kicks off on September 15. If you’ve been watching […]
Tell the State Department: Oil companies aren’t above the law! TAKE ACTION!
A shocking backroom deal between the State Department and a Canadian oil pipeline company just green-lit what amounts to a new Keystone XL.
Enbridge — the company responsible for the largest-ever oil spill on U.S. soil — has come up […]