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Nancy Kates
Friday, November 1, 2013
Documentary filmmaker and volunteer with Gay and Lesbian Sierrans (GLS)
Donate to the Sierra Club The John Muir Chapter needs your help to protect Wisconsin’s environment for our families, for our future. Membership dues alone cannot fully support all the things we need to do to explore, enjoy, and protect Wisconsin for current and future generations.There are many ways to support the John Muir Chapter of the Sierra Club:
The Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter Communications Team is a team of volunteers who work on internal and external media communications for the chapter.  The work of this team resulted in winning the national Sierra Club Communications Award in 2013.
Residents in southeast Louisiana's Plaquemines Parish received some great holiday and post-holiday news about the proposed RAM coal export terminal.
Green Life
Monday, October 28, 2013
A few brave innovators have decided to take a hammer to the classic bike — simplifying it, making it more efficient, and crafting it into a more versatile machine.
The Green Life
As far as family bus
The Sierra Club is the largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. While the National Sierra Club has a paid staff, and the Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club has an office and small staff in Chicago, the Heart of Illinois Group is supported solely by the volunteer efforts of our dedicated members.
The Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park in west Texas are places people visit when they want to reconnect with nature and visit rugged landscapes that remind them of what the western United States was like before our massive cities and miles of highways. The dry air in these special lands sits on top of vibrant ecosystems and allows nighttime visitors to often get views of the Milky Way that are without competition anywhere in the world.
We already know that pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar companies are making high-quality, modern clean energy products readily available for those living beyond the grid -- a factor that is poised to expand energy access to the 1.2 billion people currently without access to power.
Volunteer with the Santa Barbara Sierra ClubIf you can spare just a little time, we can promise you it will be well spent. Virtually everything we do is done by volunteers, people just like you.
The Planet
On November 24, New Mexico’s Interstate Stream Commission approved moving forward on an expensive, unnecessary water project that would greatly impact the ecology of the Gila River. But the Sierra Club is not giving up.
Sierra ClubNational Sierra Club - Check out the Sierra Club's position on major environmental issues, sign up for national and international outings, buy Sierra merchandise.Illinois Chapter Sierra Club - Check out information on state-wide conservation issues and  significant Illinois environmental legislation.
Just one day after the Obama administration and Environmental Protection Agency proposed ambitious new standards for carbon emissions from power plants, signals from China indicate that it may be preparing to follow suit with a similar game-changing announcement.  
World Bank energy investments are categorically failing to end energy poverty.
Virtues of Virtual Learning
Cool Schools 2013
Monday, September 9, 2013
Online classes do more than save students from a commute: They spread environmental education far and wide
Green Alpha's Next Economy
As 2012 was coming to a close, we at Green Alpha were enthusiastic about the prospects for the sustainable economy in 2013. In a post from that time we wrote, "we have difficulty imagining a near-future scenario where the best next economy companies don't become the most important to society and subsequently, potentially the best performing.
UPCOMING ALL-AGENCY EVENTSVOLUNTEER MEETINGSNYC ICO NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATIONThe next quarterly New Volunteer Orientation will be held in May of 2015. Email Sierraclub.nycico@gmail.com for details. NYC ICO ALL VOLUNTEER MEETINGThe next quarterly All Volunteer Meeting will be held immediately following the new volunteer orientation in May 2015.
The Green Life
Let's face it: Cycling--particularly in the city--can be downright scary.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
You'll never guess who it's aimed at.
Lake Maumelle WatershedLake Maumelle provides drinking water for 400,000 central Arkansans. Property owners have been in dispute with county and Central Arkansas Water officials about the extent to which zoning regulations were needed to protect the lake.
The Planet
Denver, Colorado. Photo by Matthew Reed.