• DEC Announces Winners of 14th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards

    State Recognizes New York Organizations and Municipalities as Innovation and Sustainability Leaders New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos recently recognized seven organizations for their state-of-the-art programs and commitment to environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and economic viability at the 14th Annual New York State Environmental Excellence Awards celebration, held at Union […]

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  • Create a Regenerative Agriculture Movement

    The most important, although as of yet little known, new paradigm shift and set of practices in the world today is regenerative agriculture, or rather regenerative food, farming and land use. Regeneration practices, scaled up globally on billions of acres of farmland, pasture, and forest, have the potential to not only mitigate, but actually reverse […]

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  • Close to 400K Gallons of Oil Spill In Gulf of Mexico

    Last week, a pipe owned by offshore oil and gas operator LLOG Exploration Company, LLC spilled up to 393,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, reminding many observers of the Deepwater Horizon explosion seven years ago that spewed approximately 210 million gallons of crude into familiar territory. Now, a report from Bloomberg suggests […]

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  • 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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