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Michael Brune

Protecting the Wild Places

About Michael Brune

Michael Brune is executive director of the Sierra Club. Under his leadership, the organization has grown to more than two million supporters, and its Beyond Coal campaign has been recognized as one of the most effective in environmental history. Before joining the Sierra Club, he served as executive director of the Rainforest Action Network. He holds degrees in economics and finance from West Chester University in Pennsylvania. His critically acclaimed book, Coming Clean: Breaking America’s Addiction to Oil and Coal, provides a detailed plan for building a green economy.

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