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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:25:40 -0700
Coal, Energy Solutions, International
World Looks To OECD As High Level Commission Calls For Phasing Out Coal
Today, the high powered Global Commission on the Climate and Economy released its flagship report on global coal use and the economy: The New Climate Economy. The report pulls no punches when it comes to coal, including a call for...
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:58:26 -0700
Coal, Energy Solutions, International
400 more reasons to march on Sept. 21
The facts are in: global carbon emissions are putting us over the edge. The World Meteorological Organization’s newly-released annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin has confirmed that greenhouse gasses (GHGs) have reached their highest level ever -- and humans are to blame....
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:08:05 -0700
Coal, Energy Solutions, International
Even polling from Koch-backed group finds support for clean energy
The American Energy Alliance (AEA), a group with deep ties to the Koch brothers, has released a new national poll they claim shows voters are wary of the federal government’s involvement in energy policy. But two of their primary conclusions...
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:59:29 -0700
COP17 Climate Conference, Electric Vehicles
The Voice of Bart Simpson Wants You to Check Out Electric Cars Next Week
I knew the fourth annual National Drive Electric Week would be big, but I didn't realize it would be this big! We're having free events in 135+ cities September 15-21 to share the fuel cost-saving, clean-air, and fun-driving benefits of...
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:25:02 -0700
Coal, Coal-Director
EPA Takes Real Steps Toward Curbing Smog Pollution - Now We Need Your Voice
The Environmental Protection Agency recently found that we’ve been doing it wrong for years; our air is not as clean or as safe as we once supposed. The agency’s smog pollution policy assessment, released in late August, found that current...
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:30:07 -0700
Coal, Dirty Fuels, Health, Oil, Tar Sands
Should you attend the People's Climate March?
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:40:48 -0700
Coal, International
China’s Coal Imports Drop For The First Time Since Country Became Net Coal Importer
All is not well with the Chinese coal industry. A recently published analysis compiled by Lauri Myllyvirta and Greenpeace International showed the unthinkable -- Chinese coal consumption fell for the first time this century in the first half of this...

Welcome!

We are the Northern Kentucky Group of the Sierra Club, one of the groups that make up the Cumberland Chapter, Kentucky's presence in the Sierra Club. Our group consists of members who reside in Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Fleming, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Kenton, Mason, Pendleton and Robertson counties and we are your neighbors and friends!

Our Norther Kentucky group was formed in 1982, and we have monthly informative meetings and offer an annual program of hiking, backpacking, bicycling, canoeing and service outings. The Sierra Club was founded in 1892 by John Muir. To learn more about the Sierra Club’s history and accomplishments over the past century click here.

Please come to any of our meetings to meet us, join us to help protect the enviroment and have fun at the same time!

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Past Programs
2014
Digital Library Environmental Resources, Ann Schoenenberger, Digital Librarian at Kenton County Public Library

The Secret Love Life of Birds, Dan Sweigard, Florence Wild Birds Unlimited

Taking Root, Scott Beuerlein, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

2013
Donavan Hornsby, Campbell County Conservancy

SD1 and Treatment of Northern Kentucky's Waste Water, David Rager Executive Director, Craig Frye, Jim Gibson, Lisa Hollander

Brewster Rhoads, Green Umbrella

Steve Barbour, Executive Director, Sheltowee Trace

Field trip to Eagle Bend Alpacas,tour by owner Linda Salsbury

Field trip to CompostCincy, tour by owner Grant Gibson

Kristine Frech, Licking River Greenway and Trail

Doug Bell, Citizens Climate Lobby

Jerry Von Handorf, Slide show of trip to Galapagos Islands

2012

Joint Film Fest with Kentuckians for the Commonwealth on Northern Kentucky Water Issues

Demonstration of Outings Gear, Urban Outfitters

John Duke, Composting

Charlene McGrath, personal experience video of Peace Corps in Afganistan

Field Trip - East Row Garden Club Community Garden, tour by Organizer, Rachel Comte

Edible Ohio Valley

Lane Boldman, Sierra Club activism re Mountain Top Removal

Pat Fox, Friends of Big Bone

2011
Peter and Gudrun Seifert, slide show of "Hiking the Alps from Nice, France to Vienna, Austria"

Melissa English - “There Is a Better Way – A Presentation about the Rumpke Landfill”, Ohio Citizen Action

Aloma Dew - “Terra Madre – Many Voices for Sustainability and Justice"

Tom Comte - "Gunpowder Creek Watershed Initiative"

Maggie Green - Author, "The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook"

Picnic/Kayak Happening with Team River Runner with kayaks provided by Roads, Rivers and Trails- AJ Jolly Park

Doug Stephens and Elain Kuhn - Linden Grove Cemetery and Botanical Garden,

Devon Schenk - NKU Center for Applied Ecology

Ron Colwell and Mia Schmit, Travelogue of trip to Yucatan Peninsula

Tim Guilfoile - Update on national Sierra Club

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