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Repurpose: Records to dessert stand
Friday, October 3, 2014
Here's how to turn your old vinyl records into a dessert stand hit.
Underwater World
The cold, dark waters of the Pacific Northwest teem with otherworldly animals.
Ladybugs mating
Green Life
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Sierra sat down with Jules Howard, author of new book Sex on Earth, for a totally serious conversation about animal sex.
Animal families
They're the creatures we love to love. But how well do we really know these beloved animals?
Green Life
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
These apps will keep your carbon footprint slim and trim this summer.
UPDATE: This post previously included a photo of the BMWi3 parked in a bike lane. Parking there - even for less than the two minutes it took to shake hands and take the photo - was a stupid mistake that we own and apologize for. We need all kinds of green transportation solutions, including EVs and bike lanes.
Surfing with dolphins
Monday, October 6, 2014
Daniel Duane's "cosmic" encounter while surfing with the dolphins off the San Francisco shore.
We have a complicated relationship with whales.
That Tree: A Year in the Life of a Lonely Oak
For 365 days, a photographer documented the life of a single bur oak. But the story doesn't end there.
ThreadUp sends you this bag -- you fill it and send it back for free. When your clothes sell, you make money.
Green Biz
Friday, October 3, 2014
Start-ups are making it easier to nab secondhand style.
Fireworks and a holiday sparkler
Green Life
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Check out these 5 all-natural spectacles to enjoy this holiday instead of problematic man-made fireworks
classic jello dish
Green Life
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
How the back country hiking diet has evolved--some of the surprising snack choices of Sierra Club members and how they reflect history
Kick the winter blues and plan your spring garden now!
Green Life
Monday, January 5, 2015
Wintry weather got you feeling like you’ll never see green again? Use the next few weeks to plan an epic gardening season to forget all about the short days and cold nights.
Stanford’s decision to divest its $18.7 billion endowment of coal stocks is a narrow response to the Fossil Free movement, but it carries a lot of clout.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Stanford and other universities are divesting from fossil fuel stocks—with varying degrees of commitment.
Drop-A-Brick in your toilet and save half a gallon per flush. Join the bowl movement, woud ya?
Green Life
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Drop-A-Brick in your toilet and save half a gallon per flush. Join the bowl movement.
Coming Clean
It's incredible that, despite real progress in reducing climate-disrupting carbon emissions, the United States is still charging ahead with a "boom" in dirty fuels and extraction methods. It's like swallowing aspirin as you beat your head against a wall. What gives?
Every election cycle the Sierra Club endorses candidates at every level of government.
Dan Chu at Canyonlands National Park
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
In the face of climate change, the Sierra Club’s mission has expanded far beyond preserving wild places. Sierra pulled aside Dan Chu, head of the Club’s Our Wild America campaign, to ask him about wilderness protection in an overheating world.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Give props to your favorite online recipes with an iPad holder for the kitchen counter.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is an expansive trade pact that the U.S. is negotiating with 11 other countries. It would empower corporations to challenge environmental policies in private trade tribunals, expand exports of natural gas and fracking across the U.S., and more.
Tío Tobas cave hotel, Andalucía, Spain
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Escape to cave hotel in Andalucia, Spain.
Crude leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico on April 28, 2010.
Green Life
Friday, October 31, 2014
Oil-giant BP wants us to think the Gulf of Mexico is doing just fine. Too bad we’re so willing to go along.
Harvesting Water from the air
Monday, October 6, 2014
A new generation of environmental designers are working to grab water out of thin air.
Leila's infant daughter
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Bright, emotional, and endangered, chimpanzees remind us that we are too alike to watch each other suffer.
Green Life
Monday, July 7, 2014
Ostentatious pollution surpasses the gun rack as the measure of Red State virility.
Founded in 1991, the Sierra Student Coalition (SSC) is a broad network of high school and college-aged youth from across the country working for just, sustainable communities and the protection of the environment. The SSC is the youth-led chapter of the Sierra Club, the nation's oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization.
At the Sierra Student Coalition, we believe in people power and the ability for young people to make lasting change in our communities. Our goal is to empower students and youth to run effective grassroots campaigns that result in real victories for the environment, public health, energy, and climate change.
The opportunity to power a car with sunshine just got a little brighter -- and cheaper. This week, the solar installer SunPower, the auto manufacturer Ford, and the environmental group Sierra Club where I work announced a new partnership to make it more appealing for consumers to literally go solar.
Green Goods
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Some people have a cat wall calendar and a kitten screen saver at the office; others have a Cathy mug and a Dilbert mouse pad. You, bicycle fiend, have a cubicle full of gadgets upcycled from actual bikes.