18 Nov '11, 9pm

Green Blog: Sierra Club Leader Will Step Down

Carl Pope, who has led the Sierra Club for much of the last two decades, is planning to leave the organization next year as it struggles to redefine its mission in a tough economy, the organization said Friday. Bloomberg News Carl Pope The move reflects a broader debate among many of the nation’s environmental groups, which are finding it a challenge to raise money, motivate activists and build public support for core concerns like climate change in the face of high unemployment and hostility from Republicans in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail. Membership rolls at the Sierra Club, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious environmental groups, have dropped sharply in the current economic downturn and the organization has undergone a sharp internal debate over priorities. Mr. Pope advocated partnerships with business and industry on a number of environ...

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