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Tell the Ohio Legislature: Don’t Raise My Bill for Dirty Energy!

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The Ohio legislature continues to aggressively move forward with legislation that will gut our clean energy and efficiency standards.  Now comes breaking news that they want YOU to pay for their plan to kill the future.
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Save Ohio’s Butterflies!

Flower and ButterflyDo you enjoy the summer butterflies? Well, as these pollinator populations dwindle, the OhioDepartment of Agriculture and Wayne National Forest are planning to spray a dangerous insecticide called BtK all over Ohio to decrease the Gypsy Moth, a non-native moth that impacts trees through eating of leaves. Unfortunately, BtK doesn’t just kill the Gypsy Moth – it could wipe out every type of butterfly or moth it touches.  Read More

Years of Living Dangerously

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Years of Living Dangerously

New Showtime documentary showing the human impacts of climate change. Learn more and what you can do as an individual to #actonclimate

See the first episode here

 

 

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Energy and Renewables

As the fourth largest contributor of greenhouse gases in the U.S., Ohio is one of the largest energy users in the country. Clean, homegrown technologies, such as energy efficiency and renewable energy, can transform Ohio’s economic and energy future. For every dollar invested in energy efficiency, at least three dollars are saved on energy costs, while also creating Ohio jobs in manufacturing, construction, research, and design. Ohio’s universities, utilities, training centers, and businesses are also helping propel the state forward through investments in wind, solar, and other renewable technologies.

Check out our resources page to get more information on what you can do to help!

 

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On July 31st, hundreds of people will gather in Pittsburgh from Pennsylvania and near by states to rally around the

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Clean Power Plan EPA hearing. There are only four total hearings nationwide on the new plan to reduce carbon from power plants. This is a direct action to curb climate change and protect the health of all Americans.  Ohio has some of the worst air in the country, and will need to show strong support for limiting harmful air sources. The Sierra Club President David Scott will speak at the rally along with other national leaders.

Reserve a seat to Pittsburgh NOW 

HEARING Pittsburgh 8:00 am to 9:00pm, Thursday, July 31, 2014

William S. Moorhead Federal Building
1000 Liberty Ave,
Pittsburgh Pa 15222

To testify and request a time: contact Samantha Allen at 614-461-0734 x313 or samantha.allen@sierraclub.org.

NOTE: There will be a lunch break from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and a food will be provided on the buses. There will be two buses in Ohio leaving from Columbus at 7 am and Cleveland at 7 am.

The Sierra Club Ohio Chapter is excited to announce the launch a partnership with Dovetail Solar and Wind for our Solar Homes program!

The Solar Homes Program is a national initiative by the Sierra Club to help accelerate the transition of our nation from dirty fossil fuels by streamlining the installation of clean energy solar systems on members’ homes.

Get a free quote today!

 

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Dovetail shows off their product to Sierra Club staff in Columbus

 

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The Ohio legislature continues to aggressively move forward with legislation that will gut our clean energy and efficiency standards.  Now comes breaking news that they want YOU to pay for their plan to kill the future.
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The battle to save Ohio’s clean energy and energy efficiency future wages on; are YOU ready to join the fight? Here’s a toolkit to get you started.
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A Republican lawmaker in Ohio insulted veterans in a hearing he led this month on renewable-energy standards, according to a veteran in attendance.

Ohio state Sen. Bill Seitz (R) is being criticized for insulting veterans in a hearing. (AP Photo/Mike Elicson) | ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio state Sen. Bill Seitz (R) is being criticized for insulting veterans in a hearing. (AP Photo/Mike Elicson) | ASSOCIATED PRESS

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