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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:18:31 -0700
Energy Solutions, International
The Next Frontier For Beyond the Grid Solar Markets: Big Data
When it comes to energy access, we’re fond of saying small is big. That’s because all those small scale solar lanterns, solar home systems, and solar mini-grids add up to a very big market. But the size of that market,...
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:24:26 -0700
International
Bangladesh ‘Long March’ to save Sundarbans featured in a new documentary
Last September, thousands of Bangladeshis joined the five day “Long March” from the capital city, Dhaka, to the city of Rampal to protest a proposed new coal-fired power plant. Now you can join the walk in a new documentary, “Long...
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:57:12 -0700
International
Big Coal Doesn't Get It
As thousands rally this week in support of the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, one thing is clear – people across the country are united in their demand for cleaner air to breathe. It’s fitting then that the final hearing...
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:49:50 -0700
Coal, Consequences, Energy Solutions, Health, Politics
Poll: Communities of color overwhelmingly support climate action
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) holds public hearings across the country on the proposed Clean Power Plan, national polling continues to show strong support for climate action. And a new survey released by Green For All and conducted...
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:54:57 -0700
Coal, Health
First Day of EPA Carbon Pollution Standard Hearings a Success!
Hundreds and hundreds of people gathered in Washington, D.C., Denver, and Atlanta Tuesday for the first day of public hearings on the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. The EPA proposed these first-ever limits on carbon pollution from existing power...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:40:04 -0700
Dirty Fuels, Oil, Tar Sands
Irony Alert: A Delaware Oil Company Feels Threatened by Sea Level Rise
Oil companies seem to think they have the most to gain by denying climate disruption. Just look at the lengths that the oil-rich Koch brothers have gone to in order to suppress climate action, spending and saying anything to derail...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:05:26 -0700
Energy Solutions, International
Why VATs on Solar Energy Hinder Progress on Energy Poverty
Photo credit: SolarAid What difference can a value added tax make to the lives of those living in energy poverty? A big one. Currently, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa apply a value added tax (VAT) to clean energy products like...

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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- Mammoth Cave Group
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