Take Action: Don't Let Mining Corporations Take Your Public Lands
This week, the House will vote on a disastrous bill that would give away almost 2,500 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in Arizona to a foreign-owned company. The company plans to turn that public land into one of the largest copper mines in the country.
Write your representative now to oppose this public lands giveaway.
Take Action: Keep Up the Drumbeat on Energy Efficiency
We've told you before, and it's important enough to tell you again: The Senate will vote soon on a commonsense, bipartisan bill to spur innovation in energy efficiency technologies for the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. Unfortunately, big polluters and their friends want to use the bill to undermine the president's climate action plan, protections against climate-disrupting carbon pollution, and much more.
These rollbacks don't belong in an energy efficiency bill. Tell your senators to keep it clean!
Grassroots Activism: Inner City Outings Joy
Desiree Farve has been a Sierra Club Inner City Outings leader in Baltimore for five years and loves getting kids outdoors.
"The most rewarding thing is seeing the kids be kids at heart," she says.
Learn more about Desiree and ICO in this blog post.
Grassroots Activism: Coal Export Hearings Begin in Pacific Northwest
This week marks the beginning of another round of public hearings on proposed coal export terminals in Washington State.
Learn more in Sarah Hodgdon's column about the tens of thousands of people who are speaking out against these proposals. Then attend a hearing or submit a comment yourself!