Healthy Homes this Holiday Season

  • Posted on 1 November 2023
  • By Kim Orbe, Senior Conservation Program Manager
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at an event about electrification at Burbank where various of the presenter spoke about why we work on building electrification. We spoke about the environmental social justice aspect and importance, advocacy, local incentives and more. The event was closed with a cooking demonstration on portable induction stoves. I was excited to see firsthand the wide variety of induction stoves, features, sizes and prices!

Pasadena 100 vs. Pasadena Water & Power

  • Posted on 1 November 2023
  • By George Vine, Pasadena Group

Who wins, the planet or the electric utility?

You have electrified your home, and installed solar panels. You drive an electric car and you no longer take commercial airplane flights. You know that all this is just a drop in a very big ocean. What do you do next to save the planet?

Sustaining our Future, One Month at a Time

  • Posted on 7 September 2023
  • By Jennifer Gregg, Chapter Fundraising Officer

(and how a few Angeles Chapter members will match your contributions!)

We’ve heard it said: “We are stronger together.” The Angeles Chapter boasts nearly 90,000 people in our database who have shown interest in exploring, enjoying, and protecting our local environment. That’s a lot of strength for one Chapter! 

The Cool Irvine Program

  • Posted on 16 August 2023
  • By Ed Maurer & Patty Oh
The United Nations launched its Cool Cities Challenge at the Sharm El-Sheikh meeting in 2022 to encourage cities to enhance the number of nature-based cooling solutions within their boundaries because cities are warming twice as fast as the global average.  In California, the Empowerment Institute issued a challenge, and the City of Irvine was chosen as one of three cities, along with Los Angeles and Petaluma, to participate in this ground-breaking program to reach community-wide sustainability.

Fotos y Recreo! Sierra Club Celebrates Latino Conservation Week

  • Posted on 7 July 2023
  • By Kim Orbe, Senior Conservation Program Manager
Join the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club and other local organizations in celebrating its Second Annual Latino Conservation Week Event and LCW 10th year anniversary! We are excited to host another unique event that invites our communidad to connect in our passion for the environment, art, conservation and cultura. 

Phasing Out Oil Wells Close To Our California Communities Has Nothing To Do With Gas Prices and Everything To Do With Public Health

  • Posted on 22 June 2023
  • By Firoza Jhabvala, Sierra Club Defense Setback Team
For many years I didn’t know that I lived near so many oil wells in my dense Los Angeles neighborhood. That office building about ¼ mile from me?  It’s a façade for a recently closed oil and gas extraction site. The building that looks like a synagogue? No one goes there to pray. It’s a front for another inactive oil well.