Palos Verdes-South Bay Sierra Club

Category: Climate change


“A Great Weight is Lifted” By Cheryl Frick

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Garbage In, Global Warming Out: Can We Disrupt the Flow?

L.A. County has taken a step toward reducing the greenhouse gas given off by food waste by processing to generate electricity, but the problem is far from solved.

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Sierra Club response to recent wildfires in California

By Michael Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director Our hearts are heavy as the losses from this year’s wildfires continue to mount. We mourn for those who have lost loved ones, homes and livelihoods. We feel for all those suffering from…

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Land Conservancy reduces fire risk in Palos Verdes Nature Preserve

Arborist crew removing acacia shrubs from the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve. Photo: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy/pvplc.org By Adrienne Mohan, Executive Director Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy While some wildfires are part of nature’s natural cycle, the images of flames…

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Links of Interest

The Forest Committee of Sierra Club’s Angeles Chapter launches a series of programs on wildfire Annals of a warming planet: The West Coast wildfires are Apocalypse, Again. The New Yorker Severe burn damage from California wildfires seen from space. Live…

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Links of Interest

Racist Urban Planning Left Some Neighborhoods to Swelter Black or Hispanic areas…up to 20 degrees F hotter in summer. (New York Times) Why Does California Have So Many Wildfires? (New York Times)

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Fire Drill Friday

by Bill Lavoie, Membership Chair Jane Fonda responded to teen climate activist Greta Thunberg’s alarm: “We have to act life our house is on fire–because it is!” For 14 weeks she and other activists – celebrities and unknowns – protested…

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