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Green Life
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
What's better to burn by the campfire?
classic jello dish
Green Life
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
How the back country hiking diet has evolved--some of the surprising snack choices of Sierra Club members and how they reflect history
Founded in 1991, the Sierra Student Coalition (SSC) is a broad network of high school and college-aged youth from across the country working for just, sustainable communities and the protection of the environment. The SSC is the youth-led chapter of the Sierra Club, the nation's oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization.
Next Big Thing
Next Big Thing
Sunday, September 1, 2013
In the future, will pee solve all our problems?
Green Life
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Spoiler: It's not as bad as you think. If you want to worry, worry about wasting energy.
We have a complicated relationship with whales.
City Goat
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Goats help cities control weeds and prevent fires. Can they also support economic and ecological revitalization in struggling urban neighborhoods?
Sea Butterfly
Friday, July 25, 2014
Zoom in on a subsurface blizzard in polar waters and you'll find that each flake is a winged, lentil-size snail with a translucent shell, a creature that seems to have sprung straight from Hieronymus Bosch's "Garden of Earthly Delights."
Green Life
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
These apps will keep your carbon footprint slim and trim this summer.
Drop-A-Brick in your toilet and save half a gallon per flush. Join the bowl movement, woud ya?
Green Life
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Drop-A-Brick in your toilet and save half a gallon per flush. Join the bowl movement.
Stanford’s decision to divest its $18.7 billion endowment of coal stocks is a narrow response to the Fossil Free movement, but it carries a lot of clout.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Stanford and other universities are divesting from fossil fuel stocks—with varying degrees of commitment.
Fireworks and a holiday sparkler
Green Life
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Check out these 5 all-natural spectacles to enjoy this holiday instead of problematic man-made fireworks
At the Sierra Student Coalition, we believe in people power and the ability for young people to make lasting change in our communities. Our goal is to empower students and youth to run effective grassroots campaigns that result in real victories for the environment, public health, energy, and climate change.
ThreadUp sends you this bag -- you fill it and send it back for free. When your clothes sell, you make money.
Green Biz
Friday, October 3, 2014
Start-ups are making it easier to nab secondhand style.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Give props to your favorite online recipes with an iPad holder for the kitchen counter.
Kick the winter blues and plan your spring garden now!
Green Life
Monday, January 5, 2015
Wintry weather got you feeling like you’ll never see green again? Use the next few weeks to plan an epic gardening season to forget all about the short days and cold nights.
Boxwork formation in Wind Cave, SD courtesy of Wirepec
Green Life
Monday, October 13, 2014
From zombies to ghosts, these caverns are haunted by creepy stories. Do you dare visit?
UPDATE: This post previously included a photo of the BMWi3 parked in a bike lane. Parking there - even for less than the two minutes it took to shake hands and take the photo - was a stupid mistake that we own and apologize for. We need all kinds of green transportation solutions, including EVs and bike lanes.
Every election cycle the Sierra Club endorses candidates at every level of government.
Coming Clean
It's incredible that, despite real progress in reducing climate-disrupting carbon emissions, the United States is still charging ahead with a "boom" in dirty fuels and extraction methods. It's like swallowing aspirin as you beat your head against a wall. What gives?
Green Life
Monday, July 7, 2014
Ostentatious pollution surpasses the gun rack as the measure of Red State virility.
Harvesting Water from the air
Monday, October 6, 2014
A new generation of environmental designers are working to grab water out of thin air.
Plant, nurture, harvest, eat -- get to know your food before it becomes your food.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The latter may feed millions, but there's nothing like knowing what went into your dinner.
Dan Chu at Canyonlands National Park
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
In the face of climate change, the Sierra Club’s mission has expanded far beyond preserving wild places. Sierra pulled aside Dan Chu, head of the Club’s Our Wild America campaign, to ask him about wilderness protection in an overheating world.
If you wish you were relaxing in the clear waters of the Mediterranean right about now, let this incredibly excited Labrador take you there. Walter’s owner strapped a GoPro camera to his back and let him off his leash for Walter to run where he may. We watch the dog dash along winding gravel paths, under the shade of olive trees (did we mention Walter lives in Sicily?), through a crowd of beachgoers, and straight into the ocean. It’s basically 30 seconds of pure, unadulterated joy. Look at...
The Sierra Student Coalition is a national network of young people and students working to win concrete victories for the environment. As part of the Sierra Club, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots organization, the SSC has the power to be equally influential in the Youth Climate Movement. Formed in 1991 by high-school students, the SSC has a rich history and large network doing amazing work across the country. You have an opportunity to be part of it!
The Sierra Club organizes into groups focused on the environmental concerns within our local communities. The Washington State Chapter encompasses the following groups. For further information on any group, please click the group name.If you're interested in working on the issues closest to your home, please contact the group chair listed for each group.  You can also find contact addresses in the Cascade Crest newsletter.
Crude leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico on April 28, 2010.
Green Life
Friday, October 31, 2014
Oil-giant BP wants us to think the Gulf of Mexico is doing just fine. Too bad we’re so willing to go along.
Tío Tobas cave hotel, Andalucía, Spain
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Escape to cave hotel in Andalucia, Spain.