• In Memoriam: Allison Tupper

    On June 22, Allison Tupper, former chair of the Sierra Club’s NYC Group, passed away. She stepped into a demanding position at a difficult time and handled it with understated dignity. From Marcy Benstock: Allison was a principled, true-blue environmentalist who was dedicated to protecting and preserving the critical habitat in the lower Hudson River. […]

  • Check Out Sierra Cub’s New Site for Volunteer Opportunities!

    Check Out Sierra Cub’s New Site for Volunteer Opportunities (both virtual and in-person): https://clubvolunteer.org/

  • Do You Fly Much? Greenhouse Gases Are Only Part of the Problem

    by Diane Englander   The first thing you need to know about aviation’s effect on climate is that carbon emissions cause less than half the harm. When someone concerned about climate change thinks about airplane emissions, she thinks about carbon. In fact, carbon has also been the focus of high-level efforts to regulate aviation both […]

  • Army Corps Announces Scoping Meetings for New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, and partner agencies requests public input regarding the scope of the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study. Partners include, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), […]