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The Joys of Summer Include Savoring the Great Outdoors

Nancy Brown | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Ahh, summertime. Just hearing the word "summer" makes you relax a bit, especially for those who endured this harsh winter. As June turns to July, it...

The One Thing to Remember on Earth Day

Michael Brune | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

As the Club entered the 21st century, we realized that simply saving the places we loved wouldn't be enough. If we fail to address the threat of climate destruction, we could see much of the progress we have achieved -- John Muir's legacy -- undone.

Clueless Oil Man Accidentally Pitches Sierra Club On Drilling Scheme

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune appears to have received quite the pitch this week. Brune posted an exchange to Facebook on Friday th...

Gen. Jim Jones Didn't Disclose Industry Ties Before Testimony at Keystone XL Hearing

Steve Horn | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

The irony of it all: Jones may have drawn more attention to his testimony by not disclosing his ties than he would have by being transparent about them up-front, as required by the House.

If Movement Fails to Draw the Line Against Keystone XL in TX & OK, We All Flunk the Climate Test

Tom Weis | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Here's the inconvenient truth about the Keystone XL: TransCanada does not need the pipeline's northern leg to begin pumping hundreds of thousands of barrels of toxic tar sands daily through America's breadbasket for export overseas.

Kate Sheppard

Senate Resumes Energy Efficiency Bill Debate (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

The Senate took up bipartisan energy efficiency legislation last week, but didn't make much progress before the close of business on Thursday evening....

WATCH: Is Keystone The Right Fight?

Jessica Leader | Posted 03.14.2013 | Green

What would happen if the Keystone XL pipeline project did not go forward? This is the question that Fareed Zakaria, CNN host and TIME editor-at-lar...

The Few and the Many: Linking a Campaign to a Movement

Eileen Flanagan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Eileen Flanagan

When I handcuffed my wrist to the White House fence on February 13 along with author Bill McKibben, the Sierra Club's Michael Brune, civil rights icon Julian Bond and 44 others, it was a big moment for my organization, Earth Quaker Action Team.

The State of the Union and Climate Change

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

While President Obama's focus on climate change is a welcome, albeit belated, shift, it remains to be seen whether he will match words with action. More and more environmental organizations and activists are prepared to keep the pressure on to ensure he does.

Craig Newmark, Michael Brune, and Me: Recapping a Google Hangout

Stacy Bare | Posted 02.13.2013 | Green
Stacy Bare

This past Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, the Sierra Club hosted a Google+ Hangout with Sierra Club executive director, Michael Brune, craigslist and cr...

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.

Grassroots Advocacy at Its Best

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 04.04.2012 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

The choice is ours. Do we want to continue to pollute the planet, kill ourselves and have no regard for anything wild, or will more people join the grassroots environmental movement and take a stand against corporations that put profits first?

Saving America's Great Outdoors

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Wildlife die offs are resulting not from the catastrophic climate change we may yet unleash, but from the much more modest climate disruption already underway.

Apple Fools' Day

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

This week a prominent climate-cynics site, Watt's Up With That, promoted a climate-misinformation iPhone app that contains far more damaging Orwellian language than the Sierra Club's coal industry spoof.