Take Action: Support Clean Energy!
The production tax credit and the investment tax credit have helped move technologies like wind and solar from the margins to the mainstream. Clean energy and energy efficiency are driving private investment, creating jobs, and moving us closer to a carbon-free energy future. Unfortunately, many of these clean energy tax incentives will expire at the end of the year if Congress does not act to extend them.
Tell Congress to extend these clean energy tax incentives.
Grassroots Activism: Fighting Slime Crimes in Florida
Congrats to Sierra Club Florida and the 119 other organizations that took part in the recent "Citizens Clean Water Summit" in the Sunshine State. The event came in response to widespread toxic algae outbreaks in waterways across the state.
Sierra Club Florida helped organize the summit -- and more than 250 people attended!
Grassroots Activism: Coal Ash Is Causing Massive Fishkills
Sierra Club North Carolina joined a coalition of groups in releasing a shocking new study showing that selenium pollution from Duke Energy's Sutton coal plant is responsible for more than 900,000 fish deaths every year in just one North Carolina lake.
Learn more about the shocking statistics.
Clean Energy Is Right Now: October Is All Solar
Solar power was the sole electricity source to come online in the U.S. in October!
Meanwhile, the U.S. now has enough solar capacity to power 1.5 million homes. And there's more coming: The amount of solar power that the U.S. has planned for installation right now is enough to power six million homes.