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John Muir

Jack Striker Published on Mar 14, 2013 Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. Founder of the Sierra Club. or:

Biography of John Muir

AmericaSings Uploaded on Sep 15, 2010 Produced by the National Parks Service, starring Lee Stetson as Muir. Part 2 Uploaded on Sep 15, 2010 Short bio produced by the National Parks Service, starring Lee Stetson as Muir.

The National Parks: America’s Best Idea: People – John Muir | PBS

Muir’s three-night camping trip with President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 could be considered the most significant camping trip in conservation history. John Muir was one of the earliest advocates of the national park idea, and its most eloquent spokesman. Born … Continue reading

Nature’s New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement: Neil M. Maher

The Great Depression coincided with a wave of natural disasters, including the Dust Bowl and devastating floods of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Recovering from these calamities–and preventing their reoccurrence–was a major goal of the New Deal. In Nature’s New … Continue reading

Racism, Police Violence, and the Climate Are Not Separate Issues – Bill McKibben

I find that lots of people are surprised to learn that, by overwhelming margins, the two groups of Americans who care most about climate change are Latinx Americans and African-Americans. But, of course, those communities tend to be disproportionately exposed … Continue reading

Climate Change | Spotlight: China — VR

NationalSierraClub Dec 7, 2015 The Sierra Club and RYOT launch an immersive experience, narrated by legendary singer/actress Cher, highlighting the dirty, dangerous effects of coal pollution from power plants and the industries that buy their power from China. For thousands … Continue reading

Keystone XL / Tar Sands Pipelines: the Dirtiest Oil on Earth

NationalSierraClub Jun 5, 2012 The Sierra Club Beyond Oil Campaign will block the most dangerous oil projects (Keystone XL, Enbridge Gateway, Trailbreaker pipelines) and revoke the oil industry’s license to operate above the law and interfere with our transition … Continue reading

The Fight Over Conservation And The ‘Creation of America’s Public Lands’ | On Point August 12, 2019 The John Muir trail near the Nevada Falls, left, bears the imprints of thousands of hikers’ boots on Sept. 6, 1972. (William Straeter/AP) Editor’s note: Just after broadcast, the Trump administration announced a broad set of … Continue reading

Climate Scientist Who Fled CA Wildfire: We’re Going to Keep Paying Price I f We Ignore Climate Change

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 13, 2018 – At least 44 people are dead and more than 200 remain missing as two massive wildfires, fueled by easterly winds and a historic drought, continue to rage in California. In Northern … Continue reading

Sierra Club Massachusetts

Sierra Club Massachusetts Published on Jul 31, 2017 The Sierra Club is committed to protecting the environment with successful legislative, advocacy, and educational campaigns. Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation’s largest … Continue reading