Updated: 27 March, 2003

Population Policy History within the Sierra Club

A Presentation of the Sierra Club's 30-year Tradition


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"The leadership are fooling themselves. Overpopulation is a very serious problem, and overimmigration is a big part of it. We must address both. We can't ignore either."
    -- David Brower, Outside Magazine,
      July 1998

 

History:



 
The Sierra Club has historically supported a comprehensive US and international population stabilization policy, including immigration as it relates to population growth.
Brief History A brief history of Sierra Club 30-year traditional population policy.
Chronological History A chronological history of Sierra Club's population policy.
1989 Population Report "Immigration to the U.S. should be no greater than that which will permit achievement of population stabilization in the U.S."
Democracy in the Sierra Club Attempts by the Sierra Club to stifle democracy in the 1998, 1999, and 2000 elections.



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