Welcome to the Website of the Nebraska Chapter of the Sierra Club and Its Missouri Valley (MoValley) Group

You’re here because, like 1.4 million of your friends and neighbors, you want:

  • a safe and healthy community in which to live
  • an enduring legacy for America’s wild places
  • smart energy solutions to combat global warming

Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself. We are the largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.

To Join us as we work together to preserve our planet for future generations.

Our next meeting is Monday, June 8 at 7:00 pm at Mike’s law offices, SE corner of 36th & Dewey.
There will be a Conservation Committee meeting at 6:00 pm same date, same location.

Poll Results on Fracking Waste Disposal

The Nebraska Sierra Club announced the release of the Nebraska Poll’s findings regarding the attitudes of Nebraskans toward fracking waste disposal. “We are not surprised that the overwhelming majority of Nebraskans strongly oppose our state being used as a dumping ground for toxic out of state fracking waste,” said Ken Winston, Nebraska Sierra Club policy advocate. “The fact these are the findings of the Nebraska Poll is significant, since it is one of the oldest and most respected polls of the state, renowned for its reliability and credibility.”

The topline findings of the poll can be found under the Issues Tab in Fracking

Praised Be Pope Francis’s Encyclical, What It Means 4 World

 

 

Hosted by Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light

 

In cooperation with the Missouri Valley Group Sierra Club

 

When: Thursday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Where: The Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, UNO,

 

6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182

 

Join us for this community forum to hear from leaders in the local Roman Catholic community about Pope Francis's historic encyclical on the environment. Find out how many of his ideas are new, and how many are rooted in tradition. Discover why a Pope would speak out on what some consider a political issue. Consider what this document means not only for Roman Catholics, but for the world. What is the moral and spiritual response to the issue of climate change?
Panelists include Father Dennis Hamm, Professor Emeritus of Theology at Creighton University, Dr. Roger Bergman, Director of the Justice and Peace Studies Program, Creighton University, and Rev. Kim Morrow, Director of
Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light.
Refreshments will be served. Free of charge. Parking passes available by request to info@nebraskaipl.org. All are welcome!

 

 

 

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