October 13, 2015
When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new clean air protection earlier this month, the Sierra Club and our public health and environmental partners were disappointed. But while we're disappointed, the decision has only strengthened our resolve to hold polluters accountable for the health hazards they impose on our communities and build on the already massive public support we’ve garnered for strong, science based protections.
October 12, 2015
As the Democratic party chooses its next nominee for President, action on climate and climate-smart policies, advocacy for the booming clean energy economy, and ensuring we all have clean air to breathe and clean water to drink will be top priorities -- and must be top topics of discussion. It is important that candidates address these issues and that debate moderators, including CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Dana Bash, Don Lemon, and Juan Carlos Lopez, ensure these key issues are highlighted through debate questions.
October 12, 2015
We've had some great interviews over the years, here are the most popular and favorite of all time: Jane Goodall, Michael Pollan, Tom Friedman, Barbara Kingsolver, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Nick Kristof, Arianna Huffington, and Ashley Judd
October 9, 2015
Today is International Day of the Girl Child, a day dedicated to girls around the world. Just last month, the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals. These goals look at global citizens, girls included, as whole people, with diverse and intersecting needs -- each deserving a life of human dignity. A key element of these goals, to improve the lives of girls around the world, is increasing access to education. Of the estimated 101 million children not in school, more than half are girls. And without an education, girls lack economic opportunities, continuing the cycle of poverty.
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A Columbia student helps Nepali villagers deal with climate change.
A wig made of sea sponge protects this crustacean from predators.
Wisconsin and Florida officials adopt the bureaucratic equivalent of sticking their fingers in their ears and saying "la la la."
Now a successful solar entrepreneur, in 1979 15-year-old Larry Hoang was one of the "Vietnamese boat people."