The grassroots environmental organization formed the council to raise awareness and finance future campaigns. The group has set a goal to eliminate fossil fuels and achieve a clean energy economy by 2050.
“We’re very fortunate when our entertainment partners are able to shine their powerful spotlight on our work to explore, enjoy and protect the planet,” said Melissa Sun, Sierra Club’s director of entertainment partnerships. “Whether they want to help get kids and veterans outdoors or combat climate change, we collaborate to ensure that moment makes an impact.”
Other notable names include filmmaker Darren Aronofsky, Jennifer Connelly and noted actress and activist Susan Sarandon.
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