• New Reports Emerge Linking Gas Emissions with Human Activity

    Two new reports take a closer look at the link between human activities and increased greenhouse gas emissions. The first, a study coming from researchers at the University of Michigan and Tulane University, found that on any given day, 20 percent of Americans account for nearly half of U.S. diet-related greenhouse gas emissions, and high […]

  • March Sustainability Series Summary: Pesticides are Poisons

    At Sierra Club NYC Group’s March Sustainability Series, three speakers highlighted the dangers of pesticides and the necessity of both personal and legislative actions and protections against the dangerous chemicals present within pesticides commonly used around New York. Sarah Evans, PhD MPH – Children’s Environmental Health Center, Mt. Sinai, NY Alexis Andiman – Earth Justice, […]

  • Sierra Club NYC Group: March For Our Lives Photos

    Nearly 200,000 protesters marched for New York City’s March For Our Lives protest last Saturday to demand action on gun control. Sierra Club supported the nationwide march, which boasted a total estimated attendance of over two million across multiple American cities. NYC March For Our Lives photos from NYC Group ExCom member Bonnie Webber below:

  • Anti-pipeline ‘protest against climate change crisis’ found a legal ‘necessity’

    More than a dozen protesters who clambered into holes dug for a high pressure gas pipeline said they had been found not responsible by a judge after hearing them argue their actions to try and stop climate change were a legal “necessity”. Karenna Gore, the daughter of former Vice President Al Gore, was among more […]