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Standing atop a hill after a long and grueling hike, it's easy to feel invincible. You've pushed yourself to your limits, survived nature's sometimes unpredictable conditions -- what could stop you now? 
Lynn Hartung / Planet Fitness Recycling
Grilled
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Does your gym recycle plastic water bottles?
The Green Life
Here’s some good news, China-style.
The Green Life
I live in densely populated Berkeley, California, while my sister lives on a farm near bucolic Bowie, Maryland. Which one of us is greener?
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The opening
Feature
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
There are many environmental reasons to eat insects. But first you have to get past the ick factor.
The Green Life
Musical instruments can cost an arm and a leg. Good thing you can make them yourself from cheap materials like nails, tin cans, and dry pasta.
After merging with the Yampa River, the Green River takes a U-turn around the monumental ridge of sandstone called Steamboat Rock.
Explore
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A rafting adventure into the environmental and geologic history of Dinosaur National Monument. (No CGI raptors necessary.)
Feature
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
If we commit to it, America's electrical grid will be free of fossil fuels by the year 2030.
Survive: Shark Attack
Survive
Sunday, September 1, 2013
A shark attack on Halloween could spook anyone
The Green Life
New York Fashion Week starts February 6th, but the Sierra Club has always had a finger on the pulse of chic. Check out these fabulous photos of outdoor fashions from Sierra Club outings from 1896 to 1946.
Sam Kalda
Grapple
Friday, April 4, 2014
Elizabeth Kolbert asks, are humans causing a sixth mass extinction?
A seaside cemetery on the Scottish island of Eriskay
Ponder
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
In Scotland's Outer Hebrides, a handful of sturdy, graceless houses faced off against the prevailing winds. We still had no place to sleep.
On the One Hand
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Two churches fractured by fracking.
Brenda Franklin
Faces of Clean Energy
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
This energy auditor helps homeowners lower their utility bills. See the different kinds of rewards that come from energy efficiency.
The Green Life
With polar ice
Compass
As a renter in Oakland, California, I'm more than a little bummed that I can't put solar on my rooftop, but thankfully that doesn't mean I can't take part in the exponential growth tha
Taylor Smiley
Grilled
Friday, April 4, 2014
An interview with a Pacific Crest Trail through-hiker and Club volunteer.
Survive
Thursday, March 13, 2014
An 8-mile trek turns into a New Year's Eve bust.
The Green Life
Ah, a spelunker's paradi
Salad
Green Life
Monday, October 7, 2013
Interesting reasons to eat your veggies in October.
Colorado's fracking boom has led to natural gas wells everywhere, like this one next to the Red Hawk Elementary School in the Weld County town of Erie.
Feature
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Colorado is split. Some want to ban fracking, some want to frack more.
Ensuring Trade Rules Don't Undermine Climate Policy
The Baird's sparrow, a favorite of U.S. birdwatchers, is being pushed out of North Dakota and Montana and into Canada  by climate change.
Up to Speed
Friday, July 25, 2014
Environmental news—in case you missed it (from Sierra's September/October 2014 issue).
From National Political Director, Melissa Williams, "We don’t need any more evidence – the time for action on the climate crisis is now. The American people know. Polls show that huge majorities have been personally affected by extreme weather and want the government to do something about it. The market knows. Coal’s outlook is sinking and clean energy’s is skyrocketing."
We didn’t get here by accident -- it's the result of a systematic attack by a handful of big money campaign donors who benefit from a dysfunctional democracy.
MaxLife NextGen High Mileage Motor Oil
Green Goods
Monday, July 1, 2013
When caring for your EV, hybrid, or fossil-fuel burner, make sure your car-care products are responsible.
Escape
Monday, March 10, 2014
Steep roads lead to dizzying views and a wilderness retreat.
Ponder
Friday, March 7, 2014
Surfer says a bittersweet goodbye to a wave.

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