Last week, Sierra Student Coalition (SSC) organizers were in Shenzhen, China attending the International Youth Summit on Energy and Climate Change 7.0 (IYSECC). At the Summit, U.S.
Hace 15 años, la administración Bush formó una comisión de energía liderada por el Vicepresidente Dick Cheney, quien la rodeó de un hermético secretismo para dictar la nueva política energética de Estados Unidos.
Baltimore’s Beyond Coal team has been hard at work this summer on several fronts in our battle to clean up Baltimore’s dirty air, transition from our antiquated and poorly-regulated coal-fired power plants, and grow cleaner, greener energy sources. We’ve been working to pass stronger pollution control protections on nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide, devising a strategy for building our relationships with Baltimore’s diverse communities and growing the capacity and diversity of our volunteer...
August 2015August 1 DOS VIENTOS LOOP: Moderate 5 mrt loop with 730' cumulative elev. gain. Enjoy wonderful views of Boney Mountain, the surrounding hills and the Camarillo Plain. Bring water, food and wear lug soled shoes. Meet at 8:00am at the Dos Vientos Community Center parking lot, Borchard Road entrance. JOANNE SULKOSKE (805) 492-3061. (CJ)
Spokane River In Terrible Trouble: Pump the Aquifer, Rob the River See this article -
The Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club is 15,000 members strong. We are your friends and neighbors working to build healthy, livable communities, and to conserve and restore our natural environment.
Beginning Nov. 30, we’ll have a daily liveblog that will bring you the latest information from the ground in Paris. Make sure you check back then for more information, and in the meantime, make sure you explore our website to see what the Sierra Club is working on in the lead up to COP21.
Houston Chronicle Editorial Cartoonist Nick Anderson won the Art in Service to the Environment Award for 2014 at the Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Environmental Awards this past Saturday. Wait a minute. A cartoonist won an environmental award? You bet!
The Political committees of the Sierra Club have checked the records of, and conducted interviews with candidates for public office. Here are the recommendations:Vancouver City Council - Ty Stobervotety.comVancouver City Council - Bart Hansenwww.barthansen.com
Howard County Master Gardener eventDate: Wednesday, March 11, 2015Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PMLocation: Robinson Nature Center - 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044Let’s Stop the Invasion! Presentation on Non-Native Invasive Plants
Napa outings leaders offer a wide variety of outings that are safe, fun and inspired.
Dovetail Solar. I want more Information.
A Beautiful Summer Day at the Capitol
On Saturday, August 1st, kayak along Cunninghill Cove with us to get an up-close and personal look at the C.P. Crane coal plant. Read on for more details or register at https://kayakbeyondcoal.eventbrite.com!
Jose Marquina is a summer intern at the Sierra Club Maryland Chapter.
Friday, July 17, 2015
A reader calls out Mr. Green on his use of the word "pesticide."
Save Mt. Spokane - Hike - 20 July Join this hike.
During final design, the Mobility Authority identified design changes that would benefit the project through reduced environmental impacts, improved operations, and/or increased safety. These design refinements were submitted in June 2015 to the Texas Department of Transportation’s Environmental Affairs Division (ENV); it was determined that an environmental reevaluation is required.
Spokane River In Terrible Trouble: Pump the Aquifer, Rob the River
The Arizona Water Sentinels Program Who are the Arizona Water Sentinels? Water Sentinels are volunteers who do hands-on conservation work to protect Arizona’s rivers and streams.
Chicago Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO) is a community outreach program of the Sierra Club that provides opportunities for urban youth to explore and protect the natural world, developin
Minnesota Inspiring Connections Outdoors operates through the hard work of its volunteers.
Upon the recommendation of its Political Committee the UCRG Executive Committee has endorsed Ben Stuckart in his race for City Council President. The Group’s Political Committee met with Mr. Stuckart...
Our annual Chapter Environmental Awards banquet was a huge success. We had a full house at the Blue Mesa Grill on Saturday, and got the chance to honor two years worth of dedicated individuals and organizations in service to the environment. The success of the event would not have been possible without the financial support of our generous sponsors.
Restoration and expansion of research by the Federal Government, including the US Department of Agriculture, on host specific biological controls of Lesser Celandine and other non- native invasive species is crucial to our economic and environmental future. The US Department of Agriculture and other agencies and Universities have already completed some research on this subject for Japanese Stiltgrass and other non-native species in the Mid-Atlantic region. it is important that research is...
The Massachusetts Sierra Club is a strong proponent for the restriction of single-use plastic bags, Styrofoam containers, and microbeads.
From the ‘How-To’ Files: Catch Some Rays!It's a good time for solar energy. Globally, according to the National Geographic’s energy e-newsletter, “solar energy use has surged at about 20% a year for the last 15 years, thanks to rapidly falling prices and gains in efficiency.”Closer to home, fifty thousand Americans built a solar system in 2011. They figured out that solar energy could lower their utility bills and help the environment.
Ruth Swann ParkParticipating organizations include Maryland Native Plant Society and Sierra Club
As six year-old Tal Kosten stood before the audience, his mother Maranda described the difficulty of explaining air pollution to her children after a trip to the pool was cancelled during a code orange air quality alert three weeks ago. How, Maranda posed, does a parent protect their child when the very air they breathe is harmful? Parents can protect against the sun with sunscreen, but there is no way to filter the air other than forcing children to stay inside. At this point, Tal chose to...