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Sierra Club Partners with Sungevity to Help Families Go Solar

The Sierra Club, the nation's largest environmental organization, last week announced a new partnership with Sungevity, one of the country's leading residential solar providers,...
Sungevity solar home customers

Sierra Club Partners with Sungevity to Help Families Go Solar

The Sierra Club, the nation's largest environmental organization, last week announced a new partnership with Sungevity, one of the country's leading residential solar providers,...
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Mayor Bloomberg Donates $50 Million To Sierra Club for Anti-Coal Campaign

New York's Mayor Michael Bloomberg is giving the Sierra Club a substantial gift -- $50 million to put toward battling coal-fired power plants across...
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Sierra Club List of Successes in 2009

The Sierra Club, its volunteers, supporters, and petitions, helped demand progress in conservation policies across the U.S. in 2009. Here are some of...

Steelworkers and Sierra Club Unite

The largest union and the largest environmental group, two sides that have normally opposed each other, have joined forces to inspire workers and CEO's...

Good News in History, May 28

Ten years ago today, after weeks of protests against a tyrannical regime, Nepal citizens won a major victory. In the first full meeting of the...

Good News in History, April 21

On this day 180 years ago, John Muir, the naturalist and conservationist known as the "Father of the National Park,” was born. The influential...

Chicago City Buildings to be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Government representatives of Chicago just announced their commitment to converting their city pulling buildings’ electricity supply to 100% renewable energy by 2025. When implemented,...

Los Angeles Eyeing a Switch to 100% Renewable Power

Los Angeles could be the next California city to set a plan for switching to 100 percent renewable power. The City Council will vote today...

University Coal Use Has Plunged 64% Since 2008

It was only a little less than a decade ago that American universities were burning over 2 million tons of coal a year.
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Court Victory for Opponents of Fracking in California

A federal judge has ruled that the Obama Administration violated the law when it issued oil leases in Monterey County, Calif., without considering the...
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Hawaii Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags at Checkout

By now, it’s hardly news when a city bans plastic bags at checkout counters -- but an entire state? That’s happened in Hawaii, where...

Bird Drawings by Young Girl Raise $60,000 for Gulf Wildlife Rescue

Saddened by what she imagined the oil spill was doing to wildlife near her family's summer home on the Gulf coast, an 11-year-old began...

Bird Drawings by Young Girl Raises fortune for Gulf Wildlife Rescue

Saddened by what she imagined the oil spill was doing to wildlife near her family's summer home on the Gulf coast, an 11-year-old began...
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Report: Top 7 Good News Trends for the Environment

Leading environmentalists are usually keen to point out the problems in the environment, but what about the good news in the last dozen...
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Special Report: The Best News for Planet Earth in Decades

I asked one question to leading environmentalists who are usually keen to point out what is wrong with the environment: What is...
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The Great Sockathon: Change Your Socks, Change the World

A social entrepreneur and creative maverick has set a huge goal for his company: raising one million dollars for the Sierra Club, and one...
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After Supreme Court Ruling, California Free to Set Tough Emission Standards

By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court has assigned the problem of greenhouse gases and auto emissions firmly under the purview of the federal...

Corporate Board Rooms Open the Doors to Green Advisors

Environmentalists Cooperate With Business, Praise Every Good Step A special collection in the New York Times Business section...

Largest Remaining Grove of Ancient -Redwoods Saved for Future Generations

Hours before the final deadline, Pacific Lumber agreed to accept federal and state funds totaling nearly a quarter billion dollars in exchange for the...