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We're racing against the clock to keep oil rigs out of the Arctic Refuge

3:10 pm Eastern | U.S. News

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Are you tired of traffic?

20 Apr 09:01 | SciTech

Dear Friend,

Transportation accounts for nearly half of our greenhouse gas emissions in San Diego County. But whether you consult a statistic or drive the 5, the truth is crystal clear: San Diego County needs a robust public transit system.

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Horrifying -- the end of grizzly recovery?

20 Apr 06:11 | U.S. News

Take Action with the Sierra Club

This could be the end of grizzly recoveryin the Yellowstone region

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Horrifying -- the end of grizzly recovery?

20 Apr 06:11 | U.S. News

This could be the end of grizzly recovery in the Yellowstone region.

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Horrifying -- the end of grizzly recovery?

20 Apr 06:09 | SciTech

This could be the end of grizzly recovery in the Yellowstone region.

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Cities and communities in the US losing 36 million trees a year

19 Apr 15:35 | U.S. News

Scientists with the USDA Forest Service estimate that between 2009 and 2014, tree cover in the Nation's urban/community areas declined by 0.7 percent, which translates to losing an estimated 36 million trees or approximately 175,000 acres of tree cover annually.read more »

BREAKING: Trump's newest shady deal

19 Apr 06:13 | U.S. News

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Breaking TRUMP Update: Administration secretly auctioning off our public lands ON THE INTERNET! read more »

BREAKING: Trump's newest shady deal

19 Apr 06:11 | U.S. News

Breaking TRUMP Update: Administration secretly auctioning off our public lands ON THE INTERNET!

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LAST CHANCE: The Earth Day Hike that Happens Once a Year

18 Apr 08:06 | U.S. News

Hi Peter,

Celebrate our second annual nationwide Earth Day hike THIS Sunday. Over 5,000 people across the nation have committed to raising funds to protect our planet! read more »

Tell the EPA to let them bee! Act before April 21.

17 Apr 18:08 | U.S. News

Dear Deanne,

We need to talk about the birds and the bees.

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Canyon Echoes - Take Action for Earth Day!

16 Apr 18:31 | U.S. News

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." ~ Margaret Mead

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1 week until Earth Day

15 Apr 11:04 | U.S. News

Hi Peter,

One week from today, thousands will be hiking in their corners to celebrate #EveryCorner for Earth Day. read more »

Join Thousands this 🌏 Day

12 Apr 18:16 | U.S. News

Hi Peter,

Earth Day is in 10 days! Nearly 5,000 people across the country are supporting our Nationwide Hike on April 22. read more »

Digital addiction increases loneliness, anxiety and depression

12 Apr 17:14 | U.S. News

Smartphones are an integral part of most people's lives, allowing us to stay connected and in-the-know at all times. The downside of that convenience is that many of us are also addicted to the constant pings, chimes, vibrations and other alerts from our devices, unable to ignore new emails, texts and images.read more »

After tax, Philadelphians 40 percent less likely to drink soda every day

12 Apr 12:10 | U.S. News

Almost immediately after the "soda tax" went into place, Philadelphians were 40 percent less likely to drink soda every day, a new Drexel University study found.read more »

What's Even Worse Than Pruitt's Scandals?

11 Apr 05:24 | SciTech

The Sierra Club Insider

http://click.emails.sierraclub.org/?qs=33a3b67aa7dd6561e81ebb4516770f1b3ef100efe42b0b2077984b490e2418b335285b686917e7883cda447711eef8aa9976f929392de69b

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How I'm supporting work I believe in

10 Apr 08:17 | U.S. News

Sierra Club: Use Choice For Change

http://click.emails.sierraclub.org/?qs=875239667c5d12fb73716635206d6fc6da9c5eabbf41a79e90230beb927a2b4d94dff12e673b8cc61901b039ff8e9d621c4656424c5fb75e

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Stop Big Coal's wheelin’ and dealin’ at the EPA

9 Apr 18:34 | SciTech

Trump is trying to push in another climate change denier into leadership at the EPA. read more »

URGENT action needed: Don't let Trump auction off our public lands

8 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

ACT NOW: In an effort led by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, the Trump administration is auctioning off our nation's treasured vistas to the dirty fuels industry.

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Capitol Voice Bulletin April 2018

8 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

Capitol Voice Bulletin April 8, 2018

http://click.emails.sierraclub.org/?qs=6f032f6a335e598f61246790d460740a292ae670a8658a85c1cfffd7fec62b2cd8c954fb2b4bc1dbb97b6831cfb7b2d371d7aac38e6873fd

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Amid outcry over Facebook's privacy issues, new approaches are needed to protect consumers

6 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

Facebook's current privacy crisis and questions about how Google gathers, uses and stores our personal information demonstrate an urgent need to review and replace inadequate and outdated ways to regulate data and information, according to research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.read more »

More Americans aware of growing problem of opioid addiction

6 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

A new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research reveals the number of Americans who see opioid addiction as a significant issue for their community today is up significantly over just two years ago. read more »

URGENT: Tell Governor Scott to veto the toilet-to-tap water bill

6 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

URGENT: Gov. Scott has until Tuesday to decide on whether or not to veto HBread more »

Last Day: Earth Day Shirt

6 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

Hi Peter,

Are you ready for the Nationwide Hike that happens once a year? The second annual Earth Day Hike will happen on April 22 -- will you join the nearly 4,000 others across the country?

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Earth Day Shirt for Peter

5 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

TOMORROW is the last day to ensure you get your Earth Day T-shirt by April 22. Create your page, raise $30, and redeem your shirt by tomorrow!*

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Thank you for Supporting Grand Canyon Chapter

4 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." ~ Alice Walker

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Boot Pruitt, not clean car standards

3 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

Breaking news: Pruitt's rollback of the EPA's clean car standards are just the latest example of choosing corporate polluters over the health of Americans. read more »

Boot Pruitt, not clean car standards!

3 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

Breaking news: Pruitt's rollback of the EPA's clean car standards are just the latest example of choosing corporate polluters over the health of Americans. read more »

3 days left for your 🌏 day shirt

3 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

Hi Peter,

Earth Day is right around the corner, and so is the deadline to get your T-shirt in time to wear for your Earth Day hike. read more »

Canyon Echoes - April Actions and Activities!

2 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

Check out actions and events!

Act Now: Speak Up for Clean Energy!

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April 2018 Southern Sierran

2 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

Southern Sierran Newsletter of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter April 2018

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DEADLINE: April 6 Earth Day Shirt

1 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

T-SHIRT DEADLINE: April 6 is the last day to raise $30 and guarantee you'll get your 2018 T-shirt* in time for Earth Day. read more »

See (and Hike) the World with the Angeles Chapter

30 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

[Denali National Park and Airplane, photo by Donna Specht]

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(Video!) Get Inspired for Earth Day

30 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

We're less than 1 month away from Earth Day!

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Stop a planned trophy hunt of Greater Yellowstone's grizzlies!

29 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

As soon as September 1st, two dozen of the Greater Yellowstone region’s treasured grizzly bears could be killed in a trophy hunt in Wyoming. Tell WY Governor Matt Mead to protect iconic grizzlies and stop the trophy hunt!

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Parental conflict can do lasting damage to kids

29 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

It stands to reason that parents who physically or emotionally abuse their children do them lasting damage, in part by undermining their ability to trust others and accurately read their emotions. But what about the children of parents who experience simple, everyday conflict?read more »

Dining out associated with increased exposure to harmful chemicals called phthalates

29 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

Dining out more at restaurants, cafeterias and fast-food outlets may boost total levels of potentially health-harming chemicals called phthalates in the body, according to a study. read more »

Don't let bad art spoil our environment

28 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

The San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture has proposed to erect two 78 ft. straws, as public art, for the North City Pure Water Facility, serving as a "beacon" and "landmark encouraging viewers to pause and consider their relationship with drinking water."

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Has Climate Change Put Your Favorite Hot Sauce in Jeopardy?

28 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

The Sierra Club Insider

http://click.emails.sierraclub.org/?qs=4b2dcb9095c743dd5bdf2beb061231dd4fc8e104cdcc75e180b1f2f17ded8ee69bacd6d20ba94483194da50a3182204a922677816fe8ef0a

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Is Climate Change Putting Your Favorite Hot Sauce in Jeopardy?

27 Mar 2018 | SciTech

The Sierra Club Insider Avery Island is one of the highest points of land in flat Louisiana, and home to two of the three ingredients for Tabasco hot sauce: salt and chili peppers. But climate change may be putting that in jeopardy.read more »

Last chance to hold Ford to their promises for cleaner cars

26 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

Last chance to tell Ford: No rollback of clean car standards! read more »

Letter from Sacramento: Buy Clean—Rolling Up Our Sleeves to Cut Pollution

25 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

Dear Mary, There’s a special happiness—elation even—that comes from working hard to get legislation passed and then signed into law.

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Keep your coal ash out of my water

23 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

Our drinking water should be free of hazardous chemicals and heavy metals, but Trump's EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, has proposed weakening our already modest clean water protections against coal ash that require utilities to monitor the water around coal ash dump sites.

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1 month until Earth Day

22 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

Hi Peter,

Earth Day is exactly 1 month from today! Are you ready for the nationwide hike that happens once a year? We sure are!

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Canyon Echoes - Clean Energy and No Wall!

21 Mar 2018 | SciTech

"Recognizing that sustainable development, democracy, and peace are indivisible is an idea whose time has come." ~ Wangari Muta Maathai

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20 percent of Americans responsible for almost half of US food-related greenhouse gas emissions

21 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

On any given day, 20 percent of Americans account for nearly half of U.S. diet-related greenhouse gas emissions, and high levels of beef consumption are largely responsible, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan and Tulane University.read more »

re: Friday

21 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

URGENT: Sen. Lisa Murkowski is going after the Tongass National Forest on Friday. We can't stop her unless you step up -- right now. read more »

re: Friday

21 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

URGENT: Sen. Lisa Murkowski is going after the Tongass National Forest on Friday. We can’t stop her unless you step up -- right now.

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re: Friday

21 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

URGENT: Sen. Lisa Murkowski is going after the Tongass National Forest on Friday. We can’t stop her unless you step up -- right now.

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Six months after Hurricane Maria

20 Mar 2018 | Weather

Today -- 6 months after Hurricane Maria -- demand Congress take action and stop neglecting Puerto Rico!

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