What this bee can teach you about climate change
Dozens of bumblebee species in North America and Europe are at risk because the southern reach of their habitat is becoming too hot. How many species could be lost if climate change continues unchecked? Studies predict 35% could be "committed to extinction by 2050" if greenhouse gases are not reigned in. More
Want to learn more and make your voice heard about stopping global warming? Start with these Southern California events set for September and beyond.
National Drive Electric Week Sept. 12-20: (see below too)
Climate Change Forum on Sept. 19: Sierra Club sponsors this free forum in Long Beach with paleontologist Jere Lipps, theologian and environmentalist John Cobb and Elliot Gonzalez.
Los Angeles Green Expo on Sept. 25-27: Sierra Club members get in free to this festival at the L.A. Convention Center.
Know Tomorrow on Oct. 2: Sierra Club supports this student-led campaign at the Claremont Colleges in Pomona to demand action on climate change.
National Drive Electric Week this month!
Test drive a Tesla, meet Sierra Club director Michael Brune and find out about the electric revolution on Sept. 13 in L.A.'s Exposition Park.
There are other electric SoCal events too, including one in Long Beach and another in Torrance on Sept. 12. Get the facts in the Sierra Club's Electric Vehicle Guide and then come and learn more. More
Patagonia's magical charm
Patagonia is a magical place comprised of most of the southern part of Argentina and southeastern Chile. The grand landscape is stark, yet nestled into the peaks of the Torres del Paine and Fitzroy massifs are forests of beech and berry that soothe the eye and hiker.
Join the Angeles Chapter on a Patagonia Adventure from Jan. 10 to 23. Sign up by Sept. 15 to receive a discount. More
Why you should pay more for L.A.'s water and power
Want to sit down and talk with the L.A. Department of Water and Power about their proposed rate changes?
You should, because this plan will determine how green the city's water and power services will be. Sierra Club wants to make sure there's a strong water conservation and renewable energy component.
Speak up and tell the agency that's what you want too. Here are local opportunities this month to meet with the L.A. DWP and make your voice heard. More
Sierra Club's opposition to San Onofre settlement is on the mark
What's to be done with the nuclear waste stored at the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station near San Clemente? And who shoud pay for it? One proposed settlement opposed by the Sierra Club has lost its steam and its supporters under a cloud of suspicion. More
2015 Political Leadership Awards: A day with our green champions
It was an an afternoon of pure inspiration when the Angeles Chapter presented awards to an outstanding group of community and elected honorees: an executive director of a nonprofit organization, two members of city councils and two members of the California State Assembly. More
Leadership training coming in October
Sierra Club leaders take people into the outdoors on thousands of outings every year -- and you can be one of those leaders.
Offered just twice a year, the next Leadership Training Seminar is scheduled for Oct. 24 at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center in Pasadena. Register by Oct. 10 to guarantee a spot and learn all about the best leadership practices of our outings program. More
What kinds of outings can you lead? Check out the September 2015 Schedule of Activities for things to do and places to go.