• How Coal Makes You Sick

    Pollution from coal plants has been linked to asthma attacks, toxic mercury, and more. Coal-related pollution leads to over 12,000 emergency-room visits each year.

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    Solar and wind power are ready to provide clean, affordable energy all over the country. The wind industry employs more people than the coal industry, creating thousands of new jobs.

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  • Let's Move Beyond Coal

    Around the country, a movement is growing to build a clean energy future. City by city, people are coming together to say “no” to dirty energy. Join the cause. 

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With your help we are retiring dirty,
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124 retired, 398 to go. FIND OUT MORE

With the 100th coal-fired power plant retirement announced in February 2012, the Sierra Club reached a major milestone in its goal to retire one-third of the nation's aging coal plants by 2020 and replace them with clean energy.

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