The Sierra Club is usually regarded as one of the more genteel of the environmental groups. That is probably about to change, as they have just hired a hardened anti-capitalist activist as their new executive director. Michael Brune, 38, is currently head of the Rainforest Action Network, a hardcore group that has taken bullying corporations to a new level. Carter Wood has the full story.
By the way, Brune's predecessor at the helm of the Sierra Club, Carl Pope, had a compensation package that totalled just over $241,000 in 2007. Never forget, Earth Day is pay day.
Last year, CEI celebrated Earth Day with this here (and here). Watch video here.
This year, why not buy a copy of The Really Inconvenient Truths: Seven Environmental Catastrophes Liberals Don't Want You to Know About--Because They Helped Cause Them It'll will gratifyingly annoy all the tree-huggers you know.