• 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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  • MTA and DOT Are Weighing a River-to-River Busway for 14th Street During L Train Shutdown

    Repost from David Meyer at Streets Blog NYC: http://nyc.streetsblog.org/2017/06/06/mta-and-dot-are-weighing-a-river-to-river-busway-for-14th-street-during-l-train-shutdown/ DOT and the MTA may go beyond typical bus lanes in their plan to keep people moving on 14th Street during the L train shutdown, which will suspend service west of Bedford Avenue for 15 months starting in April 2019. The options on the table include […]

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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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  • Apply for Manhattan SWAB Reuse and Repair Grant

    The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) is partnering with Citizens Committee for New York City and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to launch a new grant initiative: NYC Reuse and Repair. The goal of the grant is to support New York City in reusing, repairing, and refurbishing 100% of all discarded products that can […]

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