How We Can Invest In An Environmentally  Sustainable Future  

An Invite to All from the Sierra Club’s   Climate and Clean Energy Writer’s Group of Western New York

Posted December 12th, 2017 on Niagara At Large

1.The Climate and Clean Energy Writer’s Group will meet on Thursday, December 14th from 6:00 to 7:30 at the Crane Branch Library, 633 Elmwood at Highland Ave., 2nd Floor in Buffalo, New York. This month’s topic is on Sustainable Investing. Think about it… Are the savings you’ve invested (401k, IRA, etc.) supporting things you believe in or things you dread?

Come hear experts with vision explore how we can invest in a sustainable future. For 2018, you can make a plan to do well by doing good! Speakers include JD Hartman, Sister Jean Sliwinski, and John Stith. Invite your financial planner to attend!

2. WNY Drilling Defense holds a weekly Vigil Against Shipments of Highly Radioactive Material Across the Peace Bridge. Because the weather is now frequently bad, the group decides whether or not to hold the vigil each Thursday. If you would like to participate in the Vigil, contact Charley Bowman with you cell number at Here is an article by WIVB on the shipments:

3. Save the date for a Sierra Club Niagara Group Member Social! On Wednesday January 10th, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm, the Sierra Club Niagara Group will be gathering at EXPO Market, 617 Main Street in Buffalo. Stop by to say hello, learn about Niagara Group campaigns, and socialize with other members. Please contact Laura at if you have any questions.

 Happy Winter Solstice, Sierra Club! On Thursday, December 21, 2017, the tilt of the Earth’s axis is least aligned with the sun, providing us with the shortest day of the year.

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 “A politician thinks of the next election. A leader thinks of the next generation.” – Bernie Sanders



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