March/April Newsletter

Idle No More: Indigenous Uprising Sweeps North America and Northeast Ohio

What is happening in Canada about human rights and the environment? Idle No More in Canada has organized the largest mass mobilization of Indigenous People in recent history. Why is this important? It is spreading around the world and it will be coming to Cleveland, Ohio. Read more…

Forward on Climate Rally

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The February 17th Forward on Climate Rally in Washington, DC is now being chewed on and digested by its friends, foes and pundits who are judging its significance in the long, discouraging story of how the US has both dealt with and refused to deal with climate change. I was part of the Ohio contingent that sponsored three buses from the Sierra Club. We joined many other Buckeyes in DC who risked hypothermia to demand that Obama match his lofty rhetoric about dealing with climate change with real action on the issue – starting by turning down the Keystone XL pipeline project. Read more…

Our New Urban Agriculture Committee

Our new Urban Agriculture committee, formed this year as a result of the wonderful presentation by Kim Foreman from Environmental Health Watch at our retreat in January, is off to a good start. Through Kim’s presentation on diversity, we were introduced to an organization called Rid All Green Partnership. Read more…

Greetings Northeast Ohio Sierra Club

I am Steve McPhee, your newly elected executive committee chair. I am honored by the opportunity to serve our group and hope I can help all of us enjoy, protect, and explore the planet. Read more…

Our New Membership Committee

I’m excited to be our new Membership Committee Chair and look forward to working with a few of you on welcoming newcomers, talking to outgoing members, and increasing membership in our group. Read more…

Energy and Activism at the NEOSC Retreat

This January, I was happy to spend a cold, dreary day staying warm inside the Garfield Heights Nature Center, surrounded by an amazing group of leaders and activists at the Northeast Ohio Sierra Club Annual Retreat. Read more…

NEO Sierra Club Sponsors Film

NEO Sierra Club will sponsor Rebels With a Cause at the upcoming Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) to be held at Tower City Cinemas, Tower City Center, April 3-14, 2013. Read more…

Special Upcoming Events

APR 8
22nd Annual Demonstration and Conference to Support the Indigenous People (Progressive Field and local UCC church)

APR 3-14
Cleveland International Film Festival at Tower City Cinemas

APR 20
Tree Planting with the Caring Cubs (children’s program) at Rocky River Nature Center

APR 21
Earthfest 2013 at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

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