Latest Sierra Club Stories

2011-08-15 15:44:00

Call on FMCSA to Conduct Full Environmental Review of Proposed Pilot Program WASHINGTON, Aug.

2011-07-21 11:56:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From October 17-18, the Green California Schools Summit and the Green California Community Colleges Summit will be held concurrently at the Pasadena Convention Center.

2011-06-21 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunRun, the nation's leading home solar company, today announced a partnership with the Sierra Club, America's largest grassroots environmental organization, to bring affordable solar to thousands of Southern California homes.

2011-05-09 10:59:00

Letter Asks President to Set 60 MPG Standard for New Vehicles that Save at the Pump, Protect Clean Air and Reduce Oil Dependence WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leaders of the nation's largest environmental groups today asked President Obama to create long-term relief for drivers at the pump by delivering the strongest fuel-efficiency and auto pollution standards for new vehicles currently under consideration.

2011-04-14 13:02:00

"Go60MPG" Sets Record Straight As Both New York Auto Show and DC EDTA Conference Near NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auto fuel efficiency is going up and high-MPG auto sales are surging today, but a handful of persistent myths continue to cloud the understanding of some policymakers and members of the general public, according to Go60MPG, a joint effort of Environment America, the National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Safe Climate...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PACT, an underwear brand that blends design and sustainability with support for powerful social and environmental causes, proudly supports the Sierra Club Student Coalition's "Campuses Beyond Coal" initiative.

2011-04-12 11:52:00

CHICAGO, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the resource office for the nation's YMCAs, has received a $500,000 grant from The Sierra Club Foundation to provide thousands of military youth and their family members with outdoor camp experiences at YMCA day camps, overnight camps and family camps from April 2011 through March 2012.

2011-02-04 11:35:00

A short-term victory for polar bears came from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Thursday, but outraged local leaders said the ruling would cost jobs.

2011-01-18 12:59:00

Questionnaire Responses Show All Candidates Support "Green Growth Platform" of Environmental Law & Policy Center and Other Chicago Environmental Groups CHICAGO, Jan.

2011-01-06 12:19:00

Groups Raise 20 Questions for Mayoral Candidates' Responses for Voters CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, seventeen leading Chicago environmental and conservation groups issued their Green Growth Platform and questionnaire for the City.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.