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Was That a Glacier I Froze Next to at the Top of Kiersage Pass?

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 11.16.2014 | Travel
Lionel Rolfe

At the entrance of the trail where it became forest, were beautiful, almost luminous red flowers -- I don't remember what kind. It seemed as if they were either welcoming us or warning us. Once you enter the forest, you begin a steep climb to the top.

Farmer John and the Cow-Flop

Carl Pope | Posted 04.03.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

As Congressman George Miller, who has led the Northern California team at water negotiating tables for decades, commented, Boehner's proposal "has little or nothing to do with water policy in the state" and everything to do with the politics of the Republican caucus.

These 7 Hi-Tech Home Innovations Of The Future Will Make Your Life Easier (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.18.2013 | Training

Everyone has their own vision of what a lap of luxury looks like. And while it no doubt includes generous space, the latest in home appliances, and...

9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With res...

A Serious Case of Prius Envy

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The success of Obama's green program depends on how closely the auto industry sticks to the spirit, as well as the letter, of the rules it negotiated with the administration.

An Environmentally Conscious Traveler's Toolbox

Sierra | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel
Sierra

Jetting around the globe is a wonderful way to gain a better appreciation of our planet, but it bloats your carbon footprint, which isn't good for the Earth.

Heirloom Boom

Sierra | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green
Sierra

Seed Savers has blossomed into a 13,000-member nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and spread heirloom (nonhybrid, that is) vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers by exchanging and selling seeds.

The Must-See New Film Coal Country

Bruce Nilles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bruce Nilles

This week's post was co-written by Mary Anne Hitt, deputy director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign"My hope is this superb documentary will sho...

BIG TRUCKS GAINING SALES TRACTION ... AGAIN!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The auto industry's US sales numbers for August are in, and Americans are again buying full-size pickups and SUVs. They are actually a "bright spot" i...