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Cool Schools Lead the Way

Quentin James | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green
Quentin James

This week, Sierra magazine released its seventh annual ranking of America's greenest schools, a salute to colleges that are helping to solve climate problems and making significant efforts to operate sustainably.

And Climate Justice/Immigrant Rights for All: Georgia Students Take Lead in Uniting Movements

Jeff Biggers | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Georgia students, galvanized by the groundbreaking work of Dream Act supporters and the visionary role of Freedom University, are serving as an organizing model for a growing "climate and immigrant justice freedom movement" across the country.

Sierra Club Makes Case for Detroit's Support of Proposal 3

Patrick Geans-Ali | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Patrick Geans-Ali

As to be expected, there has been a lot of distortion around the Michigan Clean Energy ballot Proposal 3 in the weeks leading up to the election, confusing voters about one of the more meaningful proposals on the state-wide ballot this year.

Move Beyond Coal Now! The Global Anti-Coal Movement Is Here

Justin Guay | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Justin Guay

The story of fierce resistance to coal is hardly unique to the Western world. Across the globe, communities are fighting back against the money and influence of the coal industry. Amazingly, they are winning.

WATCH: DJ Steve Porter Remixes Bloomberg And Beyond Coal

Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

DJ Steve Porter, known for his remixes of infomercials and press conferences, has teamed up with the Sierra Club and their Beyond Coal campaign. Th...

Bloomberg Commits $50 Million To Take Down Coal

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

As the leader of one of the world's largest cities, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has cultivated visions for how to improve quality of life in urba...

Coal Is Too Dirty Even for Colleges

Bruce Nilles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bruce Nilles

Did you know that many of our country's colleges and universities -- places that are supposed to be a source of higher-education and leadership -- get their electricity by burning coal?