Election Call to Action

  • Posted on 19 October 2020
  • By Everette Phillips - Chair, Communications Committee

Share the Importance of Voting with 5 people and ask them to do the same.

LA County Oil Well Ordinance Update

  • Posted on 16 October 2020
  • By Monica Embrey, Associate Director, Beyond Dirty Fuels Campaign
Hundreds of thousands of Los Angeles County residents live near oil and gas drilling sites where toxic, health-threatening pollutants are released into the air, water, and soil. Numerous studies link proximity to oil and gas wells to health impacts including cancer, premature mortality, asthma, and other respiratory ailments. We must protect our communities and our planet, which is why we call for an end to drilling where we’re living.

Urban Oil Drilling in Los Angeles

  • Posted on 25 November 2019
  • By Monica Embrey
Neighborhood oil drilling is a major public health and environmental crisis in Los Angeles. Across LA county there are over 5,000 active and idle oil wells that are directly next to homes, schools, parks, hospitals, faith institutions, and other sensitive land uses. Over 500,000 people live within half a mile (2,640 feet) of an active oil well.

Greta Thunberg call to fight global warming cheers LA rally

  • Posted on 4 November 2019
  • By John Rogers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greta Thunberg, Sweden’s 16-year-old climate-change activist, joined fellow teenagers from throughout California Friday in telling a cheering crowd of hundreds at a Los Angeles rally that they can and will fight to save their planet from global warming.

Nominating Committee for 2020 National Board Election

  • Posted on 22 February 2019
  • By lfleming

Applicants for new appointments by qualified volunteers are being invited to the Sierra Club's Nominating Committee.

The Sierra Club's Nominating Committee plays the vital role of identifying candidates for election to the National Board of Directors.

Applicants should have a basic understanding of, and a readiness to learn more about, Club structure and internal dynamics, tradition, and general organizational operation.