The Sierra Club is America's oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization. Inspired by nature, we are 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors, working together to protect our communities and the planet.
Progressives often treat the technology gap between the haves and have-nots as an extracurricular issue, but fixing this discrepancy is critical to successful movement building. Learning how to connect passionate activists who happen to also be low-income, rural and/or people of color is the challenge. This panel will highlight examples of people and organizations who have proven that this effort is achievable.
The Environmental Protection Agency says as many as one in 12 American women have enough mercury in their bodies to put a baby at risk. This means as many as 300,000 infants a year may be at an increased risk of in-utero mercury exposure.
Los Angeles receives nearly 40 percent of its electricity from coal-fired power.