The Chapter Welcomes a New Cohort of Activists

  • Posted on 30 May 2023
  • By Kim Orbe, Senior Conservation Program Manager
Chapter Activist Academy Trainers, Participants, community partners, and Councilmember Nithya Raman (CD4) at the culmination event at Audubon Center Debs Park
Photographed: Chapter Activist Academy Trainers, Participants, community partners, and Councilmember Nithya Raman (CD4) at the culmination event at Audubon Center Debs Park

Earth Month Round-Up

  • Posted on 1 May 2023
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates
Earth Month was a breath of fresh air for the members and friends of Sierra Club Angeles Chapter, who laced up their hiking boots and hit the trails for a month full of adventure, exploration, and appreciation for the great outdoors. Here are some highlights:
The Santa Clarita Valley Group Celebrated with an evening stroll through the Paseos in Santa Clarita

Visiting Vice President Kamala Harris in DC

  • Posted on 28 April 2023
  • By Morgan Goodwin - Senior Director, Angeles Chapter
On behalf of the Angeles Chapter, I accepted an invite to the Earth Day celebration at the residence of the Vice President. 
It was no small thing to commit to travel across the country for a fancy social event. However, many of you encouraged me to accept, and I was proud to represent all the good work we are doing here. 

Sponge Cities - What Are They?

  • Posted on 6 March 2023
  • By Sydney M. Pitcher - Volunteer, Stop the Delta Conveyance (tunnel) Campaign.
Scientists predict that if the world does not drastically reduce carbon emissions and prevent global temperatures from rising above 1.5°C\ 2.7°F, we will experience irreversible and catastrophic consequences of climate change that could make the planet unlivable. Worsening climate change means more frequent and long lasting droughts, severe flooding, rampant wildfires, longer, hotter heat waves, and much more. However, there is one great solution every state and their cities within can adopt. It’s called Sponge Cities or Permeable Cities.

Edible Weeds, A No-Water Bounty in Urban Areas

  • Posted on 6 March 2023
  • By Douglas Kent MS, MLA - SC Water Committee
Bountiful harvests, incredible nutrition, and all for little or no irrigation. What better defines sustainability?

Recycled Water is a Source of Water

  • Posted on 6 March 2023
  • By Caty Wagner, Sierra Club CA
Sierra Club California staff recently attended tours of both the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility (ECL) and the WRD Albert Robles Center for Water Recycling and Environmental Learning (ARC) to have a better understanding of water recycling, water replenishment and the interconnectedness of water systems in Southern California.

Lightening the Load: How SolarApp+ Can Help Climate Activists Push for Solar Roofs in Their Cities

  • Posted on 6 March 2023
  • By Ed Maurer, Sierra Sage Group Management Committee
Being a climate activist can be daunting, and SolarApp+ can lighten the effort.  Since a lot more electricity generated from renewable sources is needed fast, and since governments on all levels don’t move fast, here’s one proposal your city council may actually act on fast. With a little help from my friends at the Solar Rights Alliance, I got results in my city.
What is SolarApp+, what does it do, and what can YOU do about it?