Across the West Coast, where Sierra Club membership is robust and active, residents are seeing warnings of a trade deal that could disrupt the climate and the environment.The United States is currently negotiating a trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, with 11 other Pacific Rim...
This week on Sierra Club Radio:The Sierra Club's Devorah Ancel on why we need to stop the dangerous new trend of shipping oil by railBen Kilham, author of Out on a Limb: What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition
How we can continue to deepen our reliance on oil, allowing pipelines to slice across our heartland and oil rigs to punch holes into the Arctic sea floor, when we see these devastating oil spill consequences again and again?
The EPA has issued a much-needed, long-overdue public health safeguard that marks the beginning of the end of regulatory loopholes in 36 states that have for decades allowed big polluters to dump huge amounts of harmful air pollution onto neighboring communities with impunity. The new Clean Air Act rule, which will help protect some of society's most vulnerable communities from big polluters, stems from a 2011 Sierra Club petition urging the EPA to initiate a rulemaking to redress the widespread problems.