Sierra Club Director: Time to Take Climate Action to the Streets
"In the week leading up to Presidents’ Day, Michael Brune, the top executive of the San Francisco-based Sierra Club found himself in handcuffs, after strapping himself to the White House gates. He and other protesters are hoping to spur President Obama toward bold action to combat climate change with what’s being billed as the biggest rally ever for climate action in this country. The Presidents’ Day events in several cities, including San Francisco, mark a new, more aggressive stance for the organization spawned by John Muir. Brune’s arrest was the first of a Sierra Club chief in the club’s 120-year history."
Learn more in our latest radio story from Craig Miller.