Ten Ways to Make the Environment Matter
on November 2
Election Day is coming fast. And there’s
still time to make a difference. While war and the economy are dominating the attention
of Americans, for one in ten voters, the environment
is the most important electoral issue, according to
a Yale Survey in May 2004. Here are ten
ways to make the environment matter on November
Contact: Sierra Club voter education efforts
are now underway in 11 key battleground sites. Above,
a young volunteer distributes literature in Reno, Nevada.
In Philadelphia, Service Employees International
Union members join Sierra
Club members in a “blue-green” outreach,
going door-to-door to educate voters
about the presidential candidates’ records on
clean air and clean water.
At left, a participant
in the Club’s “Road
to Somewhere” program arrives in Reno, clipboard
and lunch in hand.