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Feature
Monday, March 3, 2014
A team of black climbers blazes a new kind of trail on Mt. Denali
Drone
Green Life
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Commercial drones are becoming more ubiquitous every day — here's how to make a short film with one.
The Sierra Student Coalition is a national network of young people and students working to win concrete victories for the environment. As part of the Sierra Club, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots organization, the SSC has the power to be equally influential in the Youth Climate Movement. Formed in 1991 by high-school students, the SSC has a rich history and large network doing amazing work across the country. You have an opportunity to be part of it!
Seize the Grid campaign
Through the Sierra Student Coalition’s Seize the Grid Campaign, young people can lead a transformative movement that dramatically increases clean energy in this country.
Daily Ray of Hope
Understanding the power of a breathtaking nature photograph.
Looking across Ballycroy National Park to the Nephin Beg Mountains, which are at the heart of Ireland's first wilderness area.
Grapple
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
In Ireland's Nephin Beg Mountains, the state-owned forestry company Coillte is rewilding roughly 11,000 acres of pine and spruce plantation.
Stanford University
The Green Life
Last week, Stanford University announced that it would not make any direct investments in coal companies, making it the 12th U.S. college, and the most prominent, to eschew coal. While the university doesn't disclose its investment holdings, its endowment was worth $18.7 billion in 2013.
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.
Mixed Media
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Understanding what we grow, cook, eat, and throw out can be empowering and tasty.
The Maze, Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Green Life
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Find out which six hikes are considered the most dangerous in America.
A bison ambles on a groomed road in winter in Yellowstone National Park's Lamar Valley.
Feature
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Can the last wild bison roam free?
Mr Green
Green Life
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Mr. Green compares the efficiency of gas and wood-fueled fireplaces.
Michael Brune
Create
Monday, March 31, 2014
Is your bank using your savings to level Appalachia?
Sunlight to Spare
Graphic
Friday, July 25, 2014
The world's annual energy consumption with its available fossil, nuclear, and renewable energy resources—in one handy graphic.
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor with one of her stained glass brains.
Artifact
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor's story about her trusty Buck knife has become river guide lore.
Repurpose
Repurpose
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Turn used chopsticks into a container that really sticks out.
Compass
This week marks the six-month anniversary of the Dan River coal ash spill in North Carolina.
CALCIFIED FISH EAGLE | LAKE NATRON, TANZANIA, 2012
Feature
Monday, March 3, 2014
In Africa, photographer Nick Brandt assembles an anti-poaching army.
Sprog 2013
Every year over 200 youth commit one week of their summer to attend Sierra Student Coalition's nationally recognized Summer Grassroots Leadership Training Program, Sprog! Whether you’re a seasoned veteran of organizing looking to take your leadership to the next level or a brand new activist looking to start building a toolkit for making real change, Sprog’s complete overview of time-tested skills and knowledge has something for you.Some have called it the best week of their life (no joke; we...
“This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands.” - President Barack Obama
Greenpeace takes on Lego's partnership with Shell.
Green Life
Friday, July 11, 2014
Greenpeace wants Shell Oil out of your kids' Legos.
Great view from the top!
Green Life
Monday, October 21, 2013
Check out these four hikes which provide easy, family friendly access to spectacular views.
We hope that the tools and resources below help with your understanding, advocacy, outreach and messaging around global population and environmental issues. To order hard copies of our advocacy materials, contact us.
A storm front rolls in toward Sydney, Australia.
Last Words
Thursday, July 24, 2014
How far would you swim to get the shot?
Your Future City?
6 Visions for the Green City of Tomorrow
Birds possess an innate ability to build delicate nests from grass, twigs, or mud that regularly pass the most difficult test for any species: they cradle and protect the next generation.
Grass, twigs and mud that cradle the next generation.
The Planet
The Sierra Club's Board of Directors made the People's Climate March a top priority for the organization months prior to the event, leading to the largest-ever Sierra Club gathering at the march.
Rain Barrels on the Riverfront
Bulletin
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
An easy way to reduce Great Lakes pollution? Use a rain barrel.
Vegan Salad
The Green Life
Spring is upon us, and with it come asparagus, beets, artichokes, and citrus fruits. Here are three fantastic dishes using the best that spring has to offer. Try them together for a vegan meal that’ll even have carnivores begging for seconds.

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