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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
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.
On the One Hand
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Two churches fractured by fracking.
A seaside cemetery on the Scottish island of Eriskay
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.
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.
After merging with the Yampa River, the Green River takes a U-turn around the monumental ridge of sandstone called Steamboat Rock.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A rafting adventure into the environmental and geologic history of Dinosaur National Monument. (No CGI raptors necessary.)
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Ah, a spelunker's paradi
Taylor Smiley
Friday, April 4, 2014
An interview with a Pacific Crest Trail through-hiker and Club volunteer.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
An 8-mile trek turns into a New Year's Eve bust.
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.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Colorado is split. Some want to ban fracking, some want to frack more.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
If we commit to it, America's electrical grid will be free of fossil fuels by the year 2030.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
There are many environmental reasons to eat insects. But first you have to get past the ick factor.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Why five Americans spent more than a month trekking through a jungle to summit an unclimbed peak in Myanmar.
Ensuring Trade Rules Don't Undermine Climate Policy
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.
Green Life
Sunday, July 14, 2013
A running legend on what it takes to fuel up the right way.
Welcome to the neighborhood
Green Life
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
"Dear Mr. Muir: Your home address is incorrectly configured. Please adjust your settings."
Friday, March 7, 2014
Surfer says a bittersweet goodbye to a wave.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Steep roads lead to dizzying views and a wilderness retreat.
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Hungry Sierrans, Mineral King Valley, 1903. By Joseph N. LeConte.
Green Life
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
With corduroy tramping suits and a cook on payroll, original Clubbers may have been the first glampers.
The Maze, Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Green Life
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Find out which six hikes are considered the most dangerous in America.
As the debate in Congress continues around the Export-Import Bank's reauthorization, the way forward is not entirely clear. Some Congressional Republicans believe that the bank should be abolished, while many others on both sides of the aisle believe it needs real reform. The Sierra Club believes that Congress should continue to push the Bank to reform its energy sector lending.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Colorado activists celebrate first-of-their-kind statewide fracking rules.
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).
cardboard journals from MIQUELRIUS
Green Goods
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Returning to class doesn't require a consumerist shopping spree. But for those few things you do actually need to buy new, choose stuff that's vigilantly green.
Comfort Zone
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
An architect revamps a 1917 Craftsman in Austin, Texas.
Tim Bower
Friday, April 4, 2014
In Alaska, it's not just the salmon that swim upstream.
cool schools 2013
Thursday, September 5, 2013
How a professor, a class, even a PowerPoint presentation can change a life
Up to Speed
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Environmental news in case you missed it.