It's time to stop thinking of natural gas as a "kinder, gentler" energy source. What's more, we do not have an effective regulatory system in this country to address the risks that gas drilling poses on our health and communities.
This is where the urgency and solidarity and audacious determination of national organizations -- and residents across the country -- are desperately needed, on a par with the tar sands movement. If we can stop the proposed Keystone pipeline, we can stop mountaintop removal.
A New Orleans open house held by Louisiana's coastal restoration authority last week on a draft of the state's 2012 Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast drew mixed, earnest and sometimes vehement comments.
Tuesday, Jan. 24, I testified at an EPA hearing in San Francisco to support proposed standards that would raise vehicle efficiency to 54.5 miles per gallon, with electric vehicles as one of the primary ways to meet this goal.
Any Keystone XL permit issued now would be a blank check written to an oil company with a proven record of disregarding the rights of the American farmers and ranchers whose land the pipeline would cross and threaten.
The Colorado River needed millions of years to carve out the Grand Canyon. Letting mining companies run rampant could ruin it in the geological blink of an eye. Thank you and congratulations to the Obama administration for doing what's right.
Clean energy is powering more homes and businesses every year, and it's energizing our economy with new jobs. If we want to keep these trends moving in the right direction, we're going to have to join together in 2012 to remove obstacles to clean energy.
Are you one of the over 800,000 people who submitted a comment to the EPA supporting proposed mercury pollution protections? If so, then today you should celebrate, because you helped win a historic victory for our health.
Today, the Sierra Club is celebrating a landmark victory that was a long time coming. We have reached a settlement with LS Power to cancel their plans to build two new coal plants -- the Longleaf plant in Georgia, and the Plum Point 2 plant in Arkansas.
Calling for an end to the deadly and costly pollution from the Fisk and Crawford plants on the west side of Chicago, neighborhood families supporters posted photos of their affected children, elderly and businesses at City Hall.
Fostering collaboration between environmentalists, organized labor, and business to revitalize America's manufacturing base is one of the most important parts of building our clean-energy economy, and it's a challenge worthy of a leader and thinker as extraordinary as Carl Pope.