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Sierra Club Names Its First All-Female Board Executive Committee

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

For the first time in the Sierra Club’s 125-year history, the group has elected an all-female board executive committee. The Sierra Club’s board of directors has elected Loren Blackford of New York the new board president. Aaron Mair, immediate past [Read More]

Another Two U.S. Cities Establish 100% Renewables Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2017

A total of 25 U.S. cities have now committed to fully transition to renewable energy, following city council votes on Tuesday establishing 100% renewable energy goals in Madison, Wis., and Abita Springs, La., according to the Sierra Club. Madison and [Read More]

Two Cities In The Four Corners Commit To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

This week, Pueblo, Colo., and Moab, Utah, became the 22nd and 23rd cities in the U.S. to commit to a transition to 100% renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club. On Monday, the Pueblo City Council approved a measure to [Read More]

Coal Instead Of Wind In Oklahoma? Sierra Club Fights Back In Court

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 22, 2016

The Sierra Club has filed its opening brief with the Oklahoma Supreme Court in an effort to overturn a decision by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) that approves Oklahoma Gas & Electric’s (OG&E) proposal to spend $500 million to retrofit [Read More]

Florida City Rolls Out 100% Renewable Energy Plans

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 23, 2016

The St. Petersburg, Fla., City Council has formally approved the city’s commitment to transition to 100% renewable energy. According to the Sierra Club, St. Petersburg represents the first city in Florida and the 20th city in the U.S. to make [Read More]

Sierra Club: Ten U.S. Cities Committed To Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2016

The Sierra Club has released a new report showcasing 10 U.S. cities that have made ambitious commitments to be powered by 100% renewable energy. This report is the first from Ready for 100, a new Sierra Club campaign launched this [Read More]

Sierra Club’s New Campaign Urges 100% Clean Energy For 100 Cities

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

The Sierra Club says it has launched a new initiative, the #ReadyFor100 campaign, which will challenge 100 cities across the U.S. to commit to 100% clean energy. With 2.4 million members and supporters, the group says it will harness its [Read More]