Click our logo for the Sierra Club homepage.
Printer-friendly version Share:  Share this page on FacebookShare this page on TwitterShare this page by emailShare this page with other services

Green Transportation:

Oil spills like the 1989 Exxon-Valdez and the 2010 BP disaster can cause devastating environmental damage and wreck havoc on coastal economies. Transportation choices that include walking, biking, and public transit as well as cleaner, more efficient cars and trucks can break our addiction to oil. The images below provide evidence of the damage caused by oil spills and transportation solutions that can help get us off of oil. Check out some solutions to avoid oil disasters like this.


A shrimp boat converted to a skimmer moves through a thick reddish mixture of oil and water, Chandeleur Sound. Photo by Barry Kohl.


Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. © 2016 Sierra Club.
The Sierra Club Seal is a registered copyright, service mark, and trademark of the Sierra Club.