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today at 02:16. Facebook
”I don’t know exactly where I’ll fit in the crowd. I just know that all people have a right to safety, to justice. I want to be one of the number of an entire group who says we’ll not be undermined, not without one hell of a fight." - Betsy Minor, 63, Chicago

Read more from Sierra Magazine about the upcoming Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, January 21 --> [ Sc.org Link ]

The Women’s March on Washington Will be Big, and It Might be Uncomfortable. That’s How It Should Be.

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yesterday at 21:04. Facebook
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency nominee Scott Pruitt spent his career as Oklahoma Attorney General suing EPA on behalf of big polluters (who generously rewarded him with campaign donations) but can't take the time to stand up for the 1 in 10 Oklahoma children who suffer from asthma. Watch as Cory Booker grills #PolluterPruitt on this point.

Today's confirmation hearings on Pruitt show...
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yesterday at 18:03. Facebook
In case you missed it: meet the Hawaiian fish named after President Obama --> [ Wapo.st Link ]

Scientists name new fish species in Hawaii’s Papahanaumokuakea after Obama

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yesterday at 02:04. Facebook
"Do you hear me young people? Don't be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. Empower yourselves with a good education. Then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.

Lead by example with hope, never fear."

Happy birthday Michelle Obama! Thanks for these inspiring words.
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01/17/2017 at 19:04. Facebook
Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune shares more about the Sierra Club's strategy for resisting the Trump administration's anticipated assault on the environment, as well as how you can stay involved in the fight to protect our land, water, communities, and climate.

Watch below and read his latest blog post --> [ Sc.org Link ]
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01/17/2017 at 12:42. Facebook
We can not trust polluter-friendly Scott Pruitt with our nation’s air, water, and environment as head of EPA. Don't know who he is? Watch and see why he's so unfit for the job and then call 1-202-750-2411 or text PRUITT to 69866 and tell your Senator to say NO to #PollutingPruitt!
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01/17/2017 at 01:01. Facebook
In case you missed it: renewables supplied about 98.1 percent of Costa Rica's electricity for the year. Learn more --> [ Mashable.com Link ]

Costa Rica ran almost entirely on renewable energy in 2016

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01/16/2017 at 22:47. Facebook
The NAACP and the Anti-Defamation League will stand firm in a civil rights partnership.

On this MLK Day, it’s more important than ever to fight hate and bigotry

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01/16/2017 at 18:21. Facebook
"I’m horrified that Donald Trump has nominated sworn enemy of the EPA, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, to be the agency’s top dog." - Mary Anne Hitt, Sierra Club Beyond Coal campaign director

Read more --> [ Sc.org Link ]

Scott Pruitt Should Not Be Head of the EPA

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01/16/2017 at 14:52. Facebook
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! On this national day of service, these words from Dr. King serve as a powerful call to action.
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01/16/2017 at 01:37. Facebook
Must-read article in The New York Times: Scott Pruitt, Trump’s E.P.A. Pick, Backed Industry Donors Over Regulators --> ‪[ Nyti.ms Link ]

Scott Pruitt, Trump’s E.P.A. Pick, Backed Industry Donors Over Regulators

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01/15/2017 at 19:07. Facebook
The Sierra Club is a proud partner for the Women's March on Washington. One of the reasons we march is because we know that women bear the brunt of climate change and are key drivers of climate action in their communities.

Women bear the brunt of climate-forced migration

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01/15/2017 at 14:56. Facebook
Today, we pause to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., who was born on this day in 1929. Dr. King forever changed our country with his tireless work to strive for equality and justice for all people -- an example that inspired so many new generations of leaders and teaches us to this very day and beyond.
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01/14/2017 at 22:43. Facebook
This Monday, January 16 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will be entrance fee–free on this day!

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks (U.S. National Park Service)

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01/14/2017 at 17:56. Facebook
Yet another coal vessel just sank near the Sundarbans in Bangladesh -- home to some of the world's last remaining Bengal Tigers, one of the world's largest mangrove forests, and a resource for over two million people's livelihoods. Recently, UNESCO called on Bangladesh to reconsider plans for yet another dirty coal plant in the region. #SaveTheSundarbans

Coal vessel sinks near Sundarbans, all rescued

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01/14/2017 at 14:08. Facebook
Where will 2017 take you?

Treat yourself to some outdoor therapy with a choice of over 300 new Sierra Club adventures, including options for all ages, budgets, and interests.

There's soft adventure to rugged treks, and everything in between!

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01/14/2017 at 03:44. Facebook
Looking for an MLK Day Service Project? Head to MLKDay.gov to find a volunteer opportunity near you!
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01/13/2017 at 19:09. Facebook
Hearings for Scott Pruitt start on Wednesday, Jan 18. Call your senators now and tell them to stop #PolluterPruitt. Someone who has spent his career suing EPA on behalf of oil and gas companies should not be in charge of protecting our air, water, and climate.

Call 1-202-750-2411 and make your voice heard!
Sierra Club
01/13/2017 at 16:16. Facebook
"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water." ~ Rabindranath Tagore

Your Ray of Hope taken by photographer Anita Ritenour of a baby sea lion on the beach of Español Island, part of the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.

Did you know you can get our photo and quote every weekday by email? Sign up at sc.org/droh for your Daily Ray of Hope (#DROH) today!
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01/13/2017 at 03:00. Facebook
"Thanks to Senator Jeff Merkley's patient efforts, it was made clear that Tillerson is a fossil fuel supporter who feels no need to act with any urgency on climate change." #RejectRex

Sen. Jeff Merkley patiently exposed Rex Tillerson on climate change

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