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Take Action: Clean Up Our Air Take Action: Clean Up Our Air

Half of Americans live in an area where the air is not safe to breathe thanks to the dangerous levels of air pollution that we know of as smog. There is no doubt that smog is a nasty, pernicious pollutant, but we have the opportunity and technology to clean up our air. The Environmental Protection Agency is now considering a new smog standard that will better protect people's health. Working together, we can beat back polluters and embolden the Obama administration to protect the clean air Americans deserve.

Tell the Obama administration to protect our air and stand up to polluters.

Take Action: We Pay Our Taxes  Why Doesn't Big Oil? Take Action: We Pay Our Taxes — Why Doesn't Big Oil?

Did you know that the average American paid a higher effective tax rate than Exxon Mobil last year? That's because every year Big Oil receives billions in tax breaks, despite the fact that oil companies are raking in record profits. This week, the Senate will likely vote on legislation that would end handouts for Big Oil, but Big Oil is fighting back.

Tell your senators that we pay our taxes; it's time for Big Oil to pay its fair share.

Movies: Movies: "The Big Uneasy"

A new documentary called "The Big Uneasy" is opening in LA this weekend and around the U.S. in the upcoming weeks. It follows the leaders of two scientific investigation teams and one whistleblower from inside the Army Corps of Engineers as they reveal the true story of why New Orleans flooded after Hurricane Katrina. The film's website includes a take action from the Sierra Club, so go check it out.

Get Movin': It's Bike to Work Week Get Movin': It's Bike to Work Week

It's Bike to Work Week and people across the country are trying out their bikes to get to work, school, and play. The humble bicycle is one of the most efficient modes of travel in the world. But that's just the beginning - it's also a helluva good time. Wondering how to get started? We've brought together all the information you'll need to start bike commuting in a hurry.