Category Archives: Events and Presentations

All programs will be on the first Thursday of the month at 7 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1 Edwin Pl, Asheville, (corner of Charlotte & Edwin) except for July when we have the annual Sierra Club picnic.

Contact: judymattox@sbcglobal.net, 828-683-2176

June 27 film: Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom

A film Commissioned by Sierra Club  June 27, Wednesday, 630 to 830 pm at the Collider in downtown Asheville, 1 Haywood St, Ste 401, Asheville, North Carolina 28801 Doors open at 6:30pm, with the film starting at 7:00pm. Free & open to … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment

Court Invalidates Incidental Take Statement, Halting Construction on Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Richmond, VA — Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the Incidental Take permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The permit, granted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, authorizes construction efforts to take certain … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment

Thursday June 7, 7 pm, “Energy Innovation Task Force – Pathway to Clean Energy for Western North Carolina.”

Sierra Club presents on Thursday June 7, 7 pm, “Energy Innovation Task Force– Pathway to Clean Energy for Western North Carolina.” Come learn how you can help prevent a 3rd gas power plant from being built.  (Note the change to … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment

Thursday May 3 at 7pm: “Wildflowers, Trees & Critters”

Sierra Club presents on Thursday May 3, 7 pm, “Three Seasons in the Southern Appalachians of interaction between wildflowers, trees, & critters ” by naturalist Scott Dean.  Note the change to Thursday. Location: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place This … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment

Sierra Club volunteers to protect the Croatan National Forest

Following yesterday’s announcement about the great work of Sierra Club volunteers to protect the Croatan National Forest– here is a post by Sierra Club magazine on the great work of volunteers on the other end of the state to protect … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment

Sierra Club ad targets rate increase by Duke

The ad calling out Duke for looking to raise customers rates, and Duke officials dismissing the impact of a $6 increase in the fixed charge by claiming it’s just the price of “one Big Mac, fries and drink” per month, … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment

Thursday April 5, 7pm: A Plan for a Clean Energy Future for North Carolina

Sierra Club presents on Thursday, April 5, 7pm “A Plan for a Clean Energy Future for North Carolina” by Dave Rogers. Come learn how we can make this transition. Note the change to Thursday. Location Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment

Thursday March 1: How to talk about climate change with those who don’t believe

Sierra Club presents on Thursday Mar 1, 7 pm, “How to talk about climate change with those who don’t believe.” Learn what works and what doesn’t.  Note the change to Thursday. Location Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place, corner … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment

Thursday February 1: Hiking the Himalayas

Sierra Club presents on Thursday, February 1, 7pm “Hiking the Himalayas”. Bill (Skywalker) Walker as thru- hiked the great trails of the world Including the AT and the Pacific crest. Now he shares hiking in the Himalayas. Note change to … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment

VICTORY: Court rules that NC congressional maps are unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders

Landmark decision against partisan gerrymandering is first of its kind in NC RALEIGH – On Tuesday, a panel of federal judges ruled in the case of Common Cause v. Rucho that the NC General Assembly created an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander … Continue reading
Posted in News | Leave a comment