The act will be the first of its kind sanctioned by the group’s board of directors in its 120 year history, and may push the conversation over the controversial tar-sands oil pipeline to a new level.
by Judith Lewis Mernit,
Feb 18, 2013
Environmentalists are arguing passionately over large-scale solar development on California's Mojave Desert.
by Judith Lewis ,
May 11, 2009
Many conservation groups are feeling the pinch.
by Sarah Gilman,
Dec 05, 2008
California’s beautiful Mineral King Valley was deeply wounded by hardrock mining, but now it is on its way to wilderness protection.
by Tom Turner,
Feb 01, 2009
Two decades after the SWOP letter, the big environmental groups report their progress on the issue of environmental justice.
by Marty Durlin,
Feb 01, 2010
The Sierra Club's Debbie Sease has spent three decades on Capitol Hill, fighting for the West.
by John Aloysius Farrell,
May 01, 2011
Twenty years after the SouthWest Organizing Project accused conservation groups of ignoring environmental justice, diversity in the movement remains elusive.
by Marty Durlin,
Jan 31, 2010
Christine MacDonald takes on the unscrupulous executives who run big environmental groups in Green, Inc.: An Environmental Insider Reveals How a Good Cause Has Gone Bad.
by Brian Park,
Apr 14, 2009
In The Rebirth of Environmentalism, activist Douglas Bevington explores the relationship between the giant national organizations, like the Sierra Club, and the small grassroots groups.
by Felice Pace,
Apr 25, 2010
HCN hosts panel discussion in Berkeley about the
West’s political future; notes from readers Mark Salvo and
by John Mecklin and Erin Halcomb,
Feb 05, 2007