Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

Americans of both parties support the EPA

A new poll found that 82 percent of Americans support the work of the EPA. And 73 percent support protecting the EPA's authority to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from utilities and other major industrial polluters.

Cities

How to find an energy efficient mortgage

Energy efficient mortgages are a potentially transformative tool that rewards homebuyers with well-sealed houses, on the thinking that if your heating and cooling bills are low, you'll have more money to make mortgage payments. A new guide can help you …

Climate & Energy

Nominee Jacob Lew must take a fresh look at the broken regulatory situation

Jacob Lew heads to the hill for two Senate hearings on his nomination to be the new director of the White House's Office of Management and Budget.

Business & Technology

Don’t like the climate? Move to Fargo, says author of 'Climatopolis'

A provocative new book from economist Matthew Kahn argues that while it's too late to avoid the major effects of global warming, that's OK because most people will simply move to places that are effectively adapting to the changes. And …

Climate & Energy

Six Senate races that are critical to the climate fight

There are six key Senate races in which a strong vote for climate action runs a serious risk of being replaced by a global-warming denier.

Cities

Cities lead the way in action to halt climate change

The world's cities -- home to more than half of the human population -- are leading the way to a low-carbon future.

Climate & Energy

No, liberals did not 'overreach' on climate

No matter what goes wrong for the Democrats, the Beltway diagnosis is "liberal overreach." The narrative is so familiar it's part of D.C. atmosphere.

Climate & Energy

If GOP takes the House, get ready for nuclear plants and "clean" coal

Time to face reality: It's looking more likely that Republicans will win back the House. Get ready for talk about nuclear energy and "clean" coal.

Climate & Energy

Threat Remains Despite VA Coal Plant Delay

This week’s coal ash community profile post was written by Gabriel DeRita, a Sierra Club Communications Apprentice. Also, follow today’s EPA coal ash public hearing in Chicago via our @SierraClubLive and @SierraClubIL Twitter accounts. The area around Surry County, Virginia, …