For Immediate Release

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Dan Byrnes (202) 495-3039 or

Wednesday 10 am EST: Sierra Club Releases New Climate and Trade Report

New report, interactive map show looming trade deals threatening efforts to keep fossil fuels in the ground

WASHINGTON - Sierra Club trade and environmental experts will discuss a new report which reveals details about how climate protections that communities are fighting for across the United States could be threatened by two massive proposed trade deals, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

What: A press call with trade experts describing the key findings of the report and interactive map.

When: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 10-11 a.m. EST

How: Call-in number: 800-895-1085; email for conference ID.

Who: Speakers include:

  • Ilana Solomon, Director, Sierra Club’s Responsible Trade Program, @ilana_solomon1
  • Ben Beachy, Senior Policy Advisor, Sierra Club’s Responsible Trade Program (and author of report), @Ben_Beachy

RSVP to by 9am on March 23.


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The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States. It was founded on May 28, 1892 in San Francisco, California by the well-known conservationist and preservationist John Muir, who became its first president. The Sierra Club has hundreds of thousands of members in chapters located throughout the US, and is affiliated with Sierra Club Canada.

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