• Outdoors Theory of Change Team – CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!

    Volunteer applications due July 30th Do you think the Sierra Club should elevate the power of connecting people to nature? Do you think about ways that the Sierra Club could better support and build outings? Want to leverage your experience into something with a big impact? Join us!   We are creating a staff and […]

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  • Democracy Now Video: Environmental Activists Jailed

    Two environmental activists, James Cromwell and Pramilla Malik, were jailed last week, putting themselves on the line to protect the planet and stick up for what they believe in. https://publish.dvlabs.com/democracynow/360/dn2017-0714.mp4

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  • Call for NYC Executive Committee Nominations

    The Sierra Club NYC Group is looking for committed activists to serve on the Group’s Executive Committee (ExCom). The ExCom meets monthly on a weekday evening to decide on environmental issues and resources to promote what we believe in through: -lobbying -writing -new member engagement -conservation initiatives -educating on social media, forums and the like […]

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  • Westchester Council Airport Threat to NYC Water

    The Sierra Club New York City Group objects strongly to the privatization and expansion of the Westchester County Airport, and we urge you to do all in your power to prevent it. Expansion of the airport would put New York City drinking water at great risk. Stormwater from the airport flows into the Kensico Reservoir, […]

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  • A Renewable Energy Future for Long Island

    by Lisa Dix, Senior New York Representative , Sierra Club, Beyond Coal Campaign Three years ago we faced a situation where the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) proposed to repower three outdated and unnecessary gas plants and build a massive new 900 megawatt gas plant. No More. In late April, after much public and political […]

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  • Westchester County’s Airport Plan Hits Turbulence

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s plan to make the county millions of dollars by Privatizing the airport has hit some turbulence. Mr. Astorino’s efforts have run into opposition from some residents who say the plan gives a new operator an incentive to maximize profits, which could lead to […]

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  • Activists Push Back Against Trump’s Proposed EPA cuts

    Reposted from Forrest Miller, Legislative Gazette, June 28, 2017. A statewide coalition comprised of more than 110 environmental groups launched a last-ditch effort to convince lawmakers to reject President Trump’s proposed EPA budget. The “Save The EPA Campaign” cites President Trump’s proposed 31 percent EPA cut as its main concern, saying that such a cut […]

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  • Atlantic Chapter Calls for ExCom Nominations

    The Atlantic Chapter Executive Committee (ExCom) sets Sierra Club conservation policy in New York State and administers the Chapter. The Chapter ExCom meets in person four times a year and has conference calls several times a year. Some ExCom members are chosen by their local Groups. Others, the nine at-large delegates, are elected by the […]

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