• November 2017 Sustainability Series Video: Superscrapers Steal Sun and Sky

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  • CO2 Levels Increased at Record Pace for Second Year

    Carbon dioxide levels measured at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Baseline Atmospheric Observatory rose by 3 parts per million to 405.1 parts per million (ppm) in 2016, an increase that matched the record jump observed in 2015. The two-year, 6-ppm surge in the greenhouse gas between 2015 and 2017 is unprecedented in the observatory’s 59-year record. And, […]

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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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  • SC Member Testifies on Dangers of Pesticides/Herbicides

    Sierra Club Member Testifies on Dangers of Pesticides/Herbicides in Letter Below: September 26, 2017 To the members of New York City Council’s Committee on Health: I would like to express my thanks to Committee on Health members for holding this hearing, in particular Councilmember Ben Kallos for introducing Intro 0800-2015, which would ban toxic pesticides […]

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  • Take Action: Sign Divest From Fossil Fuels Petition Now

    Open Letter to New York Comptrollers DiNapoli and Stringer: We want you to do more for our climate future. It’s time to divest New York’s pension funds from fossil fuels. We urge you to direct the six New York State and City pension funds, in total $350 billion, to do the following: 1) Immediately stop […]

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  • Alert: Diller Island is not to be

    Hello Sierrans, Yes, the Diller Island fiasco had to go—2.7 acres of performance spaces on the hurricane-prone Hudson River would have been an environmental disaster. But — what about the other 490 acres of water that are just as likely to suffer from Irma – or Harvey-like wind and rain and flooding? The water part […]

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  • Photo Gallery: Gateway National Recreation Area in Queens

    Check out these lovely photos of Gateway National Recreation Area in Queens taken by Don Riepe, an active Sierra Club member and a leader in the Littoral Society. Check out upcoming Littoral Society events here: http://www.littoralsociety.org/upcoming-events.html

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