Written by Jodie Van Horn, Director of Sierra Club’s Ready For 100 Campaign
The Ready For 100 campaign began with an incredible idea: that the United States can be powered by 100% clean, renewable energy. The idea was initially ridiculed. Skeptics said we could never achieve such an ambitious, idealistic vision. We heard every version of “no,” “can’t,” “won’t,” and “shouldn’t.” We were laughed out of rooms.
So we did what anyone with a bold idea and a dream for a better future does: we persisted, and we organized. Just three years since Ready For 100 launched, we have helped build a strong, diverse movement of residents, businesses, faith leaders, community groups, and city leaders all across the country who are calling for 100% clean energy for 100% of the people. Continue reading here.
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