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Plastic Eaters
Sunday, September 1, 2013
An innovative idea to eat away at the plastic problem
Taste Test
Monday, July 1, 2013
You don't have to force Fido or Fluffy into veganism to throw the planet a bone. These dog and cat chows will shrink your pet's environmental pawprint.
Rain Barrels on the Riverfront
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
An easy way to reduce Great Lakes pollution? Use a rain barrel.
Friday, April 4, 2014
Your raft "tacos" in high, frigid water. Now what?
Beginner’s Guide to Home Brewing: Hard Cider
Green Life
Sunday, October 13, 2013
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.
National Bike Month
The Green Life
New to biking or just want a way to spice up your daily commute? Check out our bike blog roundup.
Approximately 1.3 billion people around the world live in darkness, often without access to even small amounts of life-changing electricity. The good news is that we can change this by deploying off-grid renewable energy technologies. These technologies are available today, and are better suited to meeting the challenges of energy access than centralized coal projects and grid extension. That means we can solve energy poverty and climate change at the same time.
5 Eco-Inspired Halloween Costume Ideas
Green Life
Monday, October 14, 2013
Put down the plastic, and make one of these easy, eco-inspired costumes that let you send a message without too much effort or waste.
Three paragliders descend along the curvy flanks of Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Wind athletes move in the space where earth and air converge.
Friday, November 1, 2013
You're backcountry skiing and your knee snaps. Now what?
Biz Stone
Thursday, April 3, 2014
The tech wizard's lost treasure at the bottom of Tomales Bay.
Monday, July 1, 2013
With its doll eyes and fuzzy mouthparts, the Australian peacock spider could endear itself to even the most skittish arachnophobe.
Gear Guide
Monday, March 31, 2014
Check off all your paddling needs, and get more time on the water.
Friday, November 1, 2013
On the Frankenstrasse, in the German city of Hamburg, stands a new apartment building whose walls are covered with green slime.
Carbon Sequestration
Green Life
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
What are some climate change solutions we can implement in our own backyards? What the heck is carbon sequestration? Those answers and more in the latest vlog.
Repurpose: Snow Globes
Friday, November 1, 2013
Turn old jars into wintry wonderlands
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."
The Green Life
Green Life
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Climate denialist coal baron to sue EPA over easily disprovable right-wing talking point. Pass the popcorn!
There is no way around it: Coal kills. The Sierra Club partners with grassroots groups around the world as they demand a say in what happens to their air, land, and water, and as they call for an end to international public financing of dangerous coal projects. We connect locals with resources, provide expertise and training, assist in conducting research, and help raise the voices of affected people and activists as they stand against multinational corporations.
Coming Clean
For the 10th consecutive year, the president signed a proclamation declaring that June is Great Outdoors Month. This is to encourage us to get outdoors and enjoy our natural heritage. While the president certainly wants Americans to enjoy themselves, there's an even more compelling reason to take that advice -- it could save your life. We’ve all heard the statistics about how much exercise we need and how little of it the majority of Americans get. This trend is especially worrisome among...
A healthy Africa begins with healthy mothers and children
Thursday, October 2, 2014
A healthy Africa begins with healthy mothers and children
James Edward Mills
Friday, October 3, 2014
James Edward Mills, continue to be one of the very few African Americans who earn their living in the business of outdoor recreation. Why?
Monday, July 1, 2013
Our antiquated system of regional grids is, for the most part, hardwired to route electricity from big power plants.
Marc Fiorito/Gamma Nine Photography
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The tastiest nonprofit in America occupies a single room in a drafty old building fronting San Francisco Bay.
Youth Art at People's Climate March
By Lauren Moore, Junior Environmental Studies major at UNC