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The Sierra Club
San Francisco, CA
Interests: environment, climate change
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This week on Sierra Club Radio: Our second in a four-part series that looks back at past winners of the Goldman Prize, the premier international award for environmental activism. This week, Ikal Angelei and Caroline Cannon, two of the winners... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Sierra Club Radio
This week on Sierra Club Radio: Our first in a four-part series that looks back at past winners of the Goldman Prize, the premier international award for environmental activism. This week, Maria Gunnoe and Yuyun Ismawati, two of the winners... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Sierra Club Radio
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By Rachel Rye Butler Tomorrow, Saturday June 12, activists from affected communities in the Bay Area refinery corridor and along crude by rail blast zones will come together for the last of four Refinery Healing Walks, which have traced a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Compass
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In a victory for wild lands and our climate, U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson last week rejected Arch Coal's plans to bulldoze six miles of roads through 1,700 acres of Colorado's wild and natural Sunset Roadless Area in order to expand its underground West Elk coal mine. While... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at The Planet
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, one of our country's greatest tools for protecting America's wild places. Signed into law on September 3, 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, the Wilderness Act established the National Wilderness Preservation System and set aside an initial nine million acres of wild lands for the use and enjoyment of the American people. Over the past 50 years, and as a result of America's support for wilderness, Congress has added nearly 100 million more acres to this unique land preservation system - in 44 out of 50 states and Puerto Rico.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Lay of the Land
This week on Sierra Club Radio: Jigar Shah joins us to talk about the solar industry and his new book, Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy Eric Roston from Bloomberg.com on their environmental coverage at Bloomberg.com/Sustainability Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at Sierra Club Radio
This week on Sierra Club Radio: Ben Montgomery on his book Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail Henry Nichols, author of The Galapagos Avital Andrews shares green tips for the 4th of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at Sierra Club Radio
This week on Sierra Club Radio: Sierra Club's Aaron Isherwood talks with us about his recent trip to the Amazon to learn about the Achuar people's fight against oil drilling on their land Jay Shoenberger on his new book, I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2014 at Sierra Club Radio
This week on Sierra Club Radio: Paul Loeb talks with us about the new edition of his book, The Impossible Will Take a Little While Mary Anne Hitt on a major step forward on climate -- the EPA's new proposed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at Sierra Club Radio
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By Rachel Rye Butler, Sierra Club Beyond Oil Campaign Organizer "No Tar Sands!" That's the message the activist light brigade delivered to attendees of the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego this week when they crashed the corporate beach party... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at Compass
This week on Sierra Club Radio: We bring back one of our favorite interviews, a recent conversation with the legendary Dr. Jane Goodall about her new book, Seeds of Hope. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2014 at Sierra Club Radio
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30 great hikes and an inside look at National Parks Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at The Green Life
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On Wednesday, May 21, President Obama gave a gift to all Americans, proclaiming nearly 500,000 acres of the Organ Mountains- Desert Peaks range as our nation's newest national monument. Home to wildlife, cultural and historical treasures, the Organ Mountains tower 9,000 feet tall just east of the southern New Mexico town of Las Cruces. This unique natural treasure is now permanently protected thanks to more than ten years of hard work by the people of Las Cruces joining with groups such as the Sierra Club. Last Friday, I joined the Las Cruces community to host Secretary of the Interior Sally... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Lay of the Land
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"Fracking" finds its way into the dictionary. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at The Green Life
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The National Parks' sustainable new look may change your mind about saying no to a family road trip this summer. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at The Green Life
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Chill out, slow down, lose weight, and cruise. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at The Green Life
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The Sierra Club was founded in 1892! Learn about our legacy. Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at The Green Life
This week on Sierra Club Radio: Congressman John Sarbanes on why we need to get big money out of politics Mary Anne Hitt on a new report that shows the dangers of coal ash pollution, and what you can do... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2014 at Sierra Club Radio
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It's a Memorial Day gift to the fracking industry. Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at Compass
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Read about the women that pioneered American environmentalism. Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at The Green Life
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You won’t believe these facts from “The Great Vacation Squeeze." Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at The Green Life
No CGI required to make this storm look like a monster. Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at The Green Life
This week on Sierra Club Radio: Helen Russell the CEO of Equator Coffee, on sustainably grown, fair-trade coffee Michael Sims, author of The Adventures of Henry Thoreau Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2014 at Sierra Club Radio
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#1. Don't ride like Alec Baldwin. Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2014 at The Green Life
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Bureo Skateboards turns recycled fishnets into plastic skateboards Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at The Green Life