09
DEC
2014

Fracking 101: Why the Sierra Club Opposes Fracking, Period

At our last Sierra Club Board Meeting in November we voted unequivocally to oppose hydraulic fracturing commonly known as fracking.  I enthusiastically support this position and policy. My personal opinion is that we are not going to realistically be able to stop all fracking in...
07
DEC
2014

My Article in the Sierra Club’s California/Nevada Wilderness Committee Newsletter Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

I am extremely honored that an article that I wrote appeared in the Words of the Wild Newsletter of the Sierra Club’s California/Nevada Wilderness Committee on page 10. If you care to read it, click here and you’ll go to the full newsletter and check out page 10.  There are...
29
NOV
2014

Sierra Club October and November Board Meetings Notes

Due to the People’s Climate March in NYC in September, the Sierra Club Board of Director’s meeting for that weekend was postponed to October.  And since it was scheduled to be our Annual Meeting, that aspect of the meeting was rescheduled for our November meeting.  ...
18
NOV
2014

Impact of US China Climate Agreement

I have been debating in my mind as to whether to write about the new US-China climate deal that President Obama announced last week.  After all, it’s been all over the main stream media and you’ve probably read enough about it such that you don’t need another...
01
OCT
2014

Inevitable: The Changing Attitude

I love the following article because it really portrays how the efforts to combat climate change (warming, disruption or whatever other name you prefer) are taking hold.  While I believe in the science and evidence that I have seen that indicates that adding CO2, methane and...
24
SEP
2014

Climate March in New York City Sunday September 21, 2014

The Tide is Finally Changing? There is so much exciting news occurring right now that I look forward to sharing with you.  Over the next couple of weeks I will be sending out this information that I hope will convince you that things are finally beginning to change the tide for...
16
SEP
2014

Announced Coal Retirements for August 2014: Best Month Ever!!

There’s not much that I can add to this incredible announcement.  As I have been reporting, burning coal for power in the USA is on its way to extinction.  We’re well over a third of the way there just as renewables and conservation are filling the gap. I’m so...
12
SEP
2014

The Changing World of Personal Transportation

It’s been a while since I posted anything regarding the transportation industry. There’s a lot to catch up upon from over the summer and I’ll try not to inundate you too quickly but there’s a great deal of information to share with you in this dynamic...
22
MAY
2014

Sierra Club Board Meeting Overview: May 16-17, 2014

The Board and Associates Sierra Club Board Meeting: May 17, 2014 San Francisco At this meeting we tackled quite a few items of a consequential nature that will have an enormous impact on the structure of our Club and our ability and capability to function effectively and...
30
APR
2014

Sierra Club launches ads against Duke Energy

Here’s some Sierra Club news that might be of interest to you this morning. Sierra Club launches ads against Duke Energy Manuel Quiñones, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 The Sierra Club will begin airing two television ads today criticizing Duke Energy Corp....