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The Cougar Dubbed P22 Roams Griffith Park
Green Life
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Can a wildlife overpass help the wild animal trapped in LA's Griffith Park?
Trevor Thomas and Tennille
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Trevor Thomas went blind at age 36. He responded by hiking 18,000 miles. We trekked with him on North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
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.
Rain, shine, or snow, Ruthy Woodring, cofounder of Pedal People, hauls away trash and recyclables for clients in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Green Biz
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Forget bulky garbage trucks and moving vans--these two start-ups haul everything by bike
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Make a necktie into a padded pocket for your phone.
Spruce Flats Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A dozen fifth-graders explore a mossy green paradise in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Students in a greenhouse.
Cool Schools 2014
Friday, July 25, 2014
Why are colleges at the forefront of sustainability? Because their clientele demands it.
4 Ways to Relieve Holiday Stress
Green Life
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
It's safe to say that the holiday season can cause a tad bit of stress. Okay. A lot of stress. But here are four unique ways to manage your blood pressure levels so you can remember why you love the holidays so much.
IntroductionThe Sierra Club's Global Population and Environment Program recognizes that protecting the world's environmental resources requires addressing human needs. The combination of rapid population growth in developing countries, with unsustainable consumption in developed countries, is threatening the health and well-being of families, communities, and our planet.
Gear Guide
Monday, July 1, 2013
Sitting around the warm glow of the campfire, telling tales, playing music, or just staring into dancing flames, is perhaps our oldest form of entertainment.
Coming Clean
Welcome to 2015, a year when scientists have documented the hottest global temperatures since record keeping began, analysts have recorded the most solar industry jobs since record keeping began, and Congress has begun its assault on clean air, clean water, and clean energy -- perhaps the most misguided policy-making initiative since -- well, you get the point.
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a Bozeman based conservation organization, is connecting scientists and outdoor enthusiasts to help fight ocean pollution.
Mountain biking isn't all reckless Evil Knievel’s: There's a new top dog on the scene.
Aspen tree in snow
Green Life
Monday, August 11, 2014
Renowned nature photographer Peter Essick discusses Ansel Adams, forgetting about your cell phone, and changing perspectives on wilderness.
Remember that kid in your middle school class who did spot-on impressions of the teacher, the president, and all your favorite celebrities? Chances are he got some yuks. That talent (if he did a passable Casanova impression) might have even earned him a lady friend. You might have called him the “class clown” but “class lyrebird” might be more accurate.
Your Future City?
6 Visions for the Green City of Tomorrow
The chapter organizes its environmental advocacy through the committees listed below. Click on any committee name for more information:
Sunlight to Spare
Friday, July 25, 2014
The world's annual energy consumption with its available fossil, nuclear, and renewable energy resources—in one handy graphic.
Angela Sun, Los Angeles; filmmaker, journalist, and Yahoo! Sports Minute host
Friday, April 4, 2014
Filmmaker Angela Sun debunks Pacific Garbage Patch myths
Petroleum Play
Green Life
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Child abuse? Oil companies think kids want to color a weird world of dancing smoke stacks and violently cheerful smog clouds.
Green Life
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Will a coal export terminal trump the Lummi Nation's "sacred obligation" to protect its fishing grounds?
On Tuesday, January 20th, almost two hundred people came out to Cleveland City Hall for the final public hearing on FirstEnergy's request for the public to bail out the ancient Sammis Coal plant and Davis-Besse nuclear plant to the tune of $3 billion.
Repurpose: Garden hose to basket
Monday, December 8, 2014
Got an old garden hose? Time to wrap it up into a handy basket.
Today there are more young organizers than ever, running savvy campaigns and changing policies at the local, state, and national level. At the SSC, we’ve tried to transform more than 120 years of Sierra Club experience into useful resources that can make your campaigns and groups even better. From our campaign toolkits to our organizing skill trainings, you’re sure to find helpful resources!
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Friday, August 1, 2014
Sierra's eco-expert gives fresh tips for the college-bound.
Pas de deux: Teamwork gets Conor and Kim Mihell down one of many rapids on northwestern Ontario's Otoskwin River.
Monday, March 31, 2014
In Ontario's Little North, you can paddle 500 miles without passing a bridge, touching a road, or seeing another canoeist.
Graphic: Dirty Dozen
Thursday, June 5, 2014
90 companies around the world have caused nearly two-thirds of all global greenhouse gas emissions since the beginning of the Industrial Age.
The Green Life
Remember the Lorax who spoke for the trees? As colorful as they may be,Truffula Trees have nothing on the ones in our own backyard. These six magnificent trees would leave even the Lorax speechless — and you don't have to venture into a Dr. Suess book to find them.
If you want laws that will help solve the problem of global warming and protect clean water, clean air, and our parks and forests, then check out our endorsed candidates and vote!For more information about our endorsements, please contact the chapter Political Committee chair. 
“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