• Fall Sustainability Series

    OCTOBER 10: EPA REGULATION ROLLBACKS: NOVEMBER 14: COASTAL RESILIENCE: Ways to Improve It DECEMBER 12: SAVE PLUM ISLAND JANUARY 9, 2019: IT’S A SEAPORT, NOT A MALL   OCTOBER 10: EPA REGULATION ROLLBACKS: Impact on Climate and Our Public Health Bridget Lee – Sr. Attorney, Sierra Club – Litigating Coal Ash RulesAlejandra Nunez – Sr. […]

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  • High-Rise Passive House in NYC

    By Lisa DiCaprio, Conservation Chair, Sierra Club NYC Group NYC is leading in high-rise Passive House design and construction. On November 1, 2017, the Passive House Institute certified the 26-story Passive House residential building on the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island, which is now the largest and tallest Passive House building in the world. […]

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  • Superstorm Sandy Five Year Commemoration

    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 SUPERSTORM SANDY FIVE YEAR COMMEMORATION: More than 100 environmental, union, community and cultural organizations will gather, rally and march. Communities across the city will remember, resist, and rise together. Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy took lives, destroyed homes, and flooded subways. Like in Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, the people […]

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  • Chelsea Film Festival – Climate Change Day – October 22nd

    Chelsea Film Festival has offered 100 free passes to Sierra Club for the Climate Change Day program — next Sunday. We hope lots of Sierra Club people will be there. Chelsea Film Festival is holding its first Climate Change Day on Sunday, October 22. There will be a series of panels and virtual reality exhibition at FIT. Details are […]

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  • City Council Elections Tuesday

    This Tuesday, the NYC City Council holds their elections. Poll locations are located (click here). The Sierra Club is endorsing the following candidates. (((Click Here))).

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  • 9 Northeast States Agree To Accelerate Emission Reductions

    WBUR is reporting that the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative consortium has settled on a proposed update to the cap-and-trade program that would call for a 30 percent reduction in carbon pollution from the region’s power plants by 2030. The proposed changes would set a regional cap of 75,147,784 tons of carbon dioxide emissions in […]

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  • Governor Cuomo Pull The Plug on CPV: Reject the 401 Water Permit

    The CPV Valley Power plant is a massive 650 Megawatt fracked-gas power plant that is under construction right now in Orange County, New York by Competitive Power Ventures and Global Infrastructure Partners, a joint venture of Credit Suisse and General Electric. Please click here to sign a petition. The plant would be one of the […]

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  • 2017 NYC City Council Endorsements

    The Sierra Club has announced their initial lists of candidates for NYC City Council.  Please follow this link to see our endorsements.

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  • Westchester County’s Airport Plan Hits Turbulence

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s plan to make the county millions of dollars by Privatizing the airport has hit some turbulence. Mr. Astorino’s efforts have run into opposition from some residents who say the plan gives a new operator an incentive to maximize profits, which could lead to […]

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  • Ireland joins France, Germany and Bulgaria in banning fracking

    The Irish Times is reporting that hydraulic fracturing is set to be banned in Ireland after the Seanad passed legislation on Wednesday outlawing the practice. The House supported a Private Members’ Bill originally introduced in the Dáil by Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin. The Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill […]

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