Environmentalists Ditch Their Patron Saint Because He Was an Old, Rich White Guy

Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, November 14, 2014

Environmentalists say they’ve moved past their 19th century patron saint John Muir because he represents the monied, white privilege that continues to haunt the environmental movement to this day, the Los Angeles Times reports.

In an effort to connect more with Latinos and African Americans, some environmentalists are considering ditching Muir as their intellectual godfather. Environmentalists say that while they respect his ideas, they represent rich, Anglo-Saxon values that likely alienate minority communities.

“Muir’s legacy has to go,” Jon Christensen, a historian at the University of California in Los Angeles’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, told the Times. “It’s just not useful anymore.”

“The conservation movement reflects the legacy of John Muir, and its influence on a certain demographic–older and white–and that’s a problem,” Christensen said.

Christensen and fellow environmental scholars convened at UCLA on Thursday to discuss Muir’s legacy and relevance to today’s environmental movement. Muir was a famed conservationist who inspired the creations of the national parks system and was the first president of the Sierra Club.

The Times notes that some environmentalists now argue “Muir’s vision of wilderness is rooted in economic privilege and the abundant leisure time of the upper class.” Muir’s critics also point to the “correlation between the emotional, biblical language of Muir’s writings and the demographic makeup of national park visitors and the ranks of the largest environmental organizations–mainly aging, white Americans.”

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Moreover, environmentalists argue that Muir’s view of nature really only appreciates large-scale national parks rather than urban parks and trails and such–many minority communities are located in inner city areas.

“We have to reimagine our relationships with nature to accommodate modern, increasingly diverse communities that see the world differently than white Anglo-Saxon Protestants like Muir did in the late 19th century,” D.J. Waldie, who writes on Southern California culture, told the Times.

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Eco-groups have been struggling to diversify their membership, especially as Latinos are set to become a majority of the population in California in the coming decades.

The Sierra Club, which was founded by Muir, has recently tried building up environmental activism among Hispanics. Club president Michael Brune recently tweeted out an article by club activist Javier Sierra titled “Rolling Bombs: Millions of Latinos Live Next Door to a Public Menace, Oil Trains.”

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  • JackKrak

    Yeah, black and brown people around the globe have always shown great respect and admiration for the environment – by calling in whitey to clean it up for them.

    • Publius Pompilius Quietus

      White environmentalists are altruistic, so they assume everyone else is altruistic, too.

      • Pathfinder75

        Yes,pathologically altruistic.

    • APaige

      Right. I do not understand wanting to attract certain groups to parks and other natural places when these groups have not even proven they will clean up their ruined neighborhood parks.

    • me

      The only races that have been good stewards to the earth are the White races. These people are insane…Are they serious?! Negroes around the globe, along with Mestizos, Middle Easterns, and Asians, don’t care about nature. Look at the way these races treat animals–absolutely barbaric, cruel, and savage!
      The Red Shield/Rothschilds own the World Wildlife Fund and ask for donations, even though they’re only second in wealth to the Vatican. We’re talking TRILLIONS, people! Yet, these vampires, and their political whores, still try to scam and rob the USA through their ‘green’ programs, carbon taxes, and ‘climate gate’. Meanwhile, while the USA’s ‘government’ puts more and more ‘environmental’ controls on businesses and citizens, while the rest of the world is not bound and crippled by these ‘green’ laws, and can freely and vigorously out-produce and out-manufacture the USA. WAKE UP, YOU DUMB HIPPIES!

      • none of your business

        I have always maintained that the reason for the environmental movement
        was to implement Henry Morgenthau’s plan to deindustrialize Germany after WW2 in the United States.
        Secondary reason was to put most White men out of jobs and send everyone to college to be brainwashed in the hope of getting a job someday.
        S. California Hispanic do go to the local national and state forests.
        I well remember the closing down of millions of Pacific coast logging areas to preserve the spotted owl. The liberals of San Francisco, Portland and Seattle were just dancing with glee because thousands of White hetero married with kids men would be put out of work. Unfortunately, one of the other owl species has since migrated from Nebraska over the rockies to the Pacific coast forests. Those owls eat spotted owls and the spotted owl population is being destroyed.

        • hastings88

          We can preserve much of the Natural world–that which remains, anyway–without deindustrializing. Just don’t develop permanently the remaining wild areas, and allow areas that have been mined for resources (like the strip mines of Appalachia) to return to wildness. Many former strip mines are now beautiful green areas.

  • DaveMed

    Apart from platitudinous Facebook comments, the environmental conservation movement and culture is lily-White.

    • Publius Pompilius Quietus

      Liberals seem to want to live in a world of European ideas, art, and culture, but without Europeans.

      • DaveMed

        They should (re)read Ozymandias. Without careful maintenance, all things decay.

      • Cid Campeador

        Their “pets”will be coming for them shortly.

      • Whitesneedtobebrave

        Well said.

  • Moreover, environmentalists argue that Muir’s view of nature really only appreciates large-scale national parks rather than urban parks and trails and such–many minority communities are located in inner city areas.

    Old environmentalism: Protect Yosemite. New environmentalism: A mini-park in the middle of a Section 8 apartment farm.

    The Sierra Club, which was founded by Muir, has recently tried building up environmental activism among Hispanics.

    More like, it has been bought off not to talk about immigration as an environmental issue.

    • Whitesneedtobebrave

      You make a good point there about immigration and the environment.

    • Whiteplight Sees the Emperor N

      It wasn’t bought off, but rather cornered by too much cultural investment in liberal politics. But it is understandable in a way; after all, so-called “conservatives” (not in this case) have relentlessly represented almost every single effort to despoil wilderness for the profit of the very few.

      Also, since it is projected and no longer a subject of debate that Hispanics and other non-white groups will soon constitute the majority of the U.S. population, it might be said to be irresponsible to not try to educate them about the value of protecting the remaining natural environments. Whether this is possible, is another question.

      • We don’t have a real environmental/conservation movement.

        If we did, they would talk about these two themes incessantly:

        1. Population pressure (as a negative)
        2. Nuclear energy (as a positive)

        Until that happens, then I’m left to conclude that what passes for environmentalism is a front for seflish greedy elitist hypocrite plutocrats and ideological extremists.

  • Luca

    Getting more latinos and blacks to join an environmental group? That should be a booming success. Mexico and Africa look like huge garbage dumps thanks to the habits of the the critters who live there, rummaging through and wallowing in their own filth.

    All these environment groups are run by raging liberals, otherwise they would be down on the border protesting the trampling and littering on public land by the mestizo invaders.

  • dd121

    So now the environmental movement is racist. Wow!

    • me

      Everything is ‘racist’, if it has White people in it.
      Racist=White. Only Whites are ‘racist’.
      ‘Racist’=White oppression, displacement, and genocide.

      • dd121

        That may be what the left is selling. I’m just not a buyer.

  • dd121

    Do whales have any advocates left? The Japanese slaughter them by the thousands.

    • me

      Whales are so yesterday! Now, it’s the rodents who carry the hantavirus….

  • withcaution

    Immigration is the biggest threat to the environment.

    • me

      The South of the Border Squatus Invadus Rodentus, along with the Africanus Hostilus Simpus, are known to destroy whole continents.

  • Mary

    No, anti-White people, you cannot have it all. You cannot have a White world without White people. Environmental concerns are almost exclusively the domain of Whites. Other groups are not going to step up to the plate. In addition to many other negative conditions, you’d better resign yourselves to a dirtier world. Blacks and Latinos will be as environmentally-conscious as Whites when they become as intelligent and altruistic. That is to say, never.

    • Lion’s Mane

      These anti-Whites are severely delusional. The desire to eliminate the White Race from the planet is really what their agenda leads to — and most of them know this. Ending “white racism” means replacing Whites with ‘people of color.’ Their speech is unquestionably characterized by deep-rooted race-hatred against Whites. This is a deep pathology — and something very unnatural. It is difficult to believe that such self-loathing white people are ever taken seriously.

      • me

        Since the chicken-twirlers ‘own’ the ‘science’ of psychiatry and the DSM, this is not going to be possible. What will be possible in the future is this–Whites that like themselves will be diagnosed with a mental disorder. Oh, wait….

        • The Worlds Scapegoat

          Chicken-twirlers. +100

  • John Smith

    Nothing these white environmental dimwits do or say will ever attract non-whites who don’t care about the environment.

    These environmental movements will virtually become extinct in places like California as the browning continues…its a demographic thing.

    I live in California. Whenever I have encountered a Sierra Club member distributing petitions, I always mention the racial component and they always get VERY uncomfortable.

    I enjoy rubbing salt in the wound by asking –

    “Since ‘diversity’ is our #1 ‘strength’, I am sure your organization is ‘culturally enriched’ by people of different backgrounds…hey, I’m sure it’s not just a bunch of white people, huh?”….”What do you think will happen to the ranks of your organization as the older members retire and the state continues its, uh, ‘demographic shift’?”

    If you ever encounter one of these white environmental dimwits, try this. Their reaction is always priceless.

    • SentryattheGate

      Yes, I’ve been doing that for years with the Sierra Club; bugging them about the millions of immigrants coming in, legally or illegally.

      • hastings88

        The Sierra Club was always a superficial environmental organization, lacking a deep understanding of ecology. Even in the 1970’s and 80’s it was mostly and outdoor sports club–rappelling, climbing, camping, off-road biking. The “dumb jocks” of the environmental movement.

    • hastings88

      I’m a White environmentalist, but no dimwit (IQ 145). I’m also a race-realist and perhaps farther to the right than most posters here. My ideal is a Whites-only USA. Racial separatism is a start. And by Whites, I don’t mean middle-easterners. However, I think preserving Nature (the little that remains) is a noble and intelligent goal. If we lose our connection to Nature, we lose a fundamental sense of reality, for we arose from Nature and its processes. I agree with William Pierce that a healthy connection to the natural world leads to a deeper understanding of race and humanity.

  • D.B. Cooper

    So, how many of you white tree huggers plan to leave the Sierra Club after this?
    Do you really think Blacks care about their environment? Can you guess where this picture was taken? Difficult, right? Hint, it’s more than 90% black.

    • Cid Campeador

      Haiti?

    • Jim

      South Central L.A.

    • MannyR

      Ferguson in about 2 weeks ?

    • me

      Detroit?

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      They just stand there and look pitiful until some stupid white comes in and cleans everything up for them.

      If they blacks there didn’t get clothing, and paper and plastic products from white countries, they wouldn’t have anything to litter.

      .

      • Tim

        One of my eureka moments came watching a news clip of a Peace Corps worker fixing a well while Africans stood around singing for him. A poster asked, “Fifty five men in a village and no one knows how to put a cotter pin on a pump handle?!?”…

        • none of your business

          Or dig a shallow ditch from the creek to the field, or even pull the weeds that grow in the irrigation ditch peace corps members dug for them.
          I think the most hysterically funny thing peace corps missionaries and other do gooders have to do is dig latrines for Africans.
          They built the pyramids and conquered Spain and couldn’t bury their ***? Even animals scratch up some dirt and leaves to cover it.

          • SentryattheGate

            The World Health Organization’s report on preventable diseases worldwide, mostly due to lack of sanitation, gives new meaning to the Turd World! They saw that Third Worlders pooped wherever they felt like it! The natives didn’t use latrines. The fecal matter spread everywhere, especially with rain run-off. A friend told me that while in India, he saw people pooping along the sidewalks, even men in suits! Then the children of the “Untouchables” caste had the job of scooping up that poop into tin cans—with their bare hands!

      • none of your business

        Very true. I think most of Africa is clothed by OX fam.

  • Lewis33

    Urban grassland with permanent grills where Latinos can have their family get together’s…Don’t you tell me where not moving up as a society!

    • none of your business

      I once went swimming in the pool in a good White neighborhood of Los Angeles. As I was walking to the car I saw under a dumpster a Hispanic man on top of a Hispanic woman. It was 5/pm in July when it doesn’t get dark until 9/pm.

  • The LAT version of this story claims that Hispanics are “the most devoted environmentalists in the state.”

    Evidence, please?

    I’m waiting, or rather, I’m waiting to laugh at that which they float as evidence.

    • Mary

      I saw that, too. Sure. Just like they’re actually all Reagan conservatives with rock-solid family values.

    • neverevrland

      I guess all that grotesque graffiti I see spray painted on rocks – along with the fast food litter and empty beer cans – in what were once beautiful and tranquil canyons in California are the result of the deep respect that Mestizos have for nature. I’m sure the leftist enviro-crazies will come up with some kind of excuse for this uncivilized behavior, and may even come to view it as some sort of “vibrancy” being added to nature.

      • I suspect what they mean by “Hispanics are the most devoted environmentalists in the state” is that Hispanics vote for Democrats. Because it certainly is not a result of any inferences of the actions of California Hispanics.

    • me

      Here’s your ‘evidence’ about the Hispanic’s ‘care’ of their environment….

  • WR_the_realist

    Hispanics will happily overpopulate this country. And so will blacks. About 20 years ago the Sierra Club got infected with the brain worm of political correctness, and has been an absolutely useless environmental organization ever since.

  • MekongDelta69

    I hope the entire left blows itself to smithereens.

    They are the most insane groups(s) of people I have ever known.

  • IstvanIN

    “Muir’s legacy has to go,” Jon Christensen, a historian at the University of California in Los Angeles’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, told the Times. “It’s just not useful anymore.”
    Sounds like Stalin and Mao, making people never to have existed.

    • me

      Jon Christensen and his ilk have to go.

  • Yves Vannes

    The Sierra Club is more lily white than the Klan.

    • Mary

      Oh, yes. I actually attended one meeting as a college student, about 20 years ago.
      100% White. And I lived in a 40% non-White metro.

      • B.A_2014

        A respect for the environment and a wish to pass a clean and beautiful nation onto those that are still to come is a white virtue as is the caring and love of animals. In fact I think white people could do more to end the appalling cruelty especially towards farm animals. It is an important part of being white as far as I’m concerned and we could also use it as a weapon against the non white in the propaganda war. No one wants to be portrayed in a negative light where animals are concerned.

  • Tully

    What a pathetic joke, Hispanics don’t care and blacks are oblivious to the environment. Fact is conservationism is a white people’s thing and a function of both compassion, self-restraint and long term thinking. These are attributes most minorities lack in abundance, especially the last one.

    Look how blacks and Mexicans treat their pet dogs, usually with abject cruelty and indifference. Do any of you think for a moment that if they treat their pets in this manner they are going to be concerned with conservationism? No!!!!

    I’ve lived in CA my entire life and not once have ever seen a black or Mexican conservationist or nature lover.

  • Jessica Lee

    Too bad we don’t have a new set of aging white Americans to replace the other ones

    • Mary

      Once the Baby Boomers start to go, Whites’ decline will really accelerate. I have three kids under ten, and I’m really scared for their generation. My own (Gen X)
      is bad enough. Unless of course there’s a wild card that turns things around, which is what I’m hoping for.

      • SentryattheGate

        The Japanese have an older population, but they still oppose immigration. “Japan is for the Japanese” is their motto, and rightly so! They prefer to use robots for menial labor. And here in the US, we are importing hundreds of millions of unskilled blacks and browns whose labor will be replaced by robots, then the taxpayer will be burdened with their welfare checks!

  • TruthBeTold

    Without the White man, there would be no environmental movement.

    Does any other people care about the environment?

  • kjh64

    I have news for the Sierra Club, it’s mostly White people who care about the environment and it’s mostly rich, old White people that give financially to groups that care about the environment. Nobody is stopping Blacks or Hispanics from joining the Sierra Club or getting involved in environmental issues, the reason that they don’t is that most of them do NOT care.

  • JohnEngelman

    Immigration is bad for the environment.

  • Anglo

    As a WASP, I’m very offended!

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Latinos and blacks don’t give a damn about the environment, they only care about handouts.

    This is an effort to wipe out White civilization and those who created it.

    In the 1990s, the Club came across a deep-pocketed donor with an interest in the environment, one David Gelbaum, a Wall Street investor who had made hundreds of millions of dollars. He was willing to be a generous funder to the Sierra Club, but with one stipulation. As he was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article: ‘I did tell the Sierra Club in 1994 or 1995 that if they ever came out anti-immigration, they would never get a dollar from me.

    The watermelons in the environmental movement have only ONE patron saint:

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      Go on youtube and look for a video from Stefan Molyneux about Karl Marx. It is very interesting.

      .

    • me

      David Gelbaum. Nuff said…

    • OS-Q

      The actual quote in the first picture is by Engels

      “Among all the nations and sub-nations of Austria, only three standard-bearers of progress took an active part in history, and are still capable of life — the Germans, the Poles and the Magyars. Hence they are now revolutionary. All the other large and small nationalities and peoples are destined to perish before long in the revolutionary holocaust. For that reason they are now counter-revolutionary. …these residual fragments of peoples always become fanatical standard-bearers of counter-revolution and remain so until their complete extirpation or loss of their national character … [A general war will] wipe out all these racial trash down to their very names. The next world war will result in the disappearance from the face of the earth not only of reactionary classes and dynasties, but also of entire reactionary peoples. And that, too, is a step forward.”

      – Friedrich Engels, “The Magyar Struggle,” Neue Rheinische Zeitung, January 13, 1849

      I bet the Russians loved that one!

      I had an interesting discussion on another site with someone who felt that Marx wasn’t a Socialist or a Communist, so in the process of the conversation I had looked at some interesting writings to Google:

      Bertrand Russel “Why I am Not a Communist”

      Captain Capitalism “Why you can’t Criticize Karl Marx”

      “Further evidence of mental problems are abound if you look into his
      family life. Such a poor provider was he that 4 out of his 7 children
      died before the age of 18. 2 of the survivors went onto commit
      suicide. Marx also sired an illegitimate son with his maid, a woman he
      never paid, but lived with the family.”

    • tlk244182

      Gelbaum. Hmm, wonder what kind of name that is?

  • Lion’s Mane

    “Environmentalists say they’ve moved past their 19th century patron saint John Muir because he represents the monied, white privilege that continues to haunt the environmental movement to this day.”

    This statement is simply pathological. Notice the language, with the word-choice “continues to ‘HAUNT’ . . .” Readers are to accept the implied theory that Whites are somehow unnatural and evil whereas ‘minority’ populations are born to be tender and loving environmentalists! Such thoughts are coming from the unnatural and twisted thinking of crazed, self-hating Whites who have imbibed a poisonous ideology.

    The opposite is true. Certain minorities tend strongly to destroy environments and many of these people could not care less about the health of the planet.

    • Rhialto

      The word choice shows Liberal psycho/sociopathology. What a normal individual would have said is: “Environmentalists are building on the great foundation of John Muir, making environmentalism relevant to today’s Multicultural America and close knit World Community.”

      • Mary

        Yes, and unsurprising for this deranged group. Instead of honoring the legacy of their pioneer (while emphasizing the need to expand their movement’s appeal), they choose to cast him aside with a sneer. Appalling. But this is exactly how they react to the Founding Fathers, as well as various greats throughout Western Civilization–like adolescent punks with no sense of respect or gratitude.

    • me

      Psy-ops and White oppression, displacement, and genocide….

  • WR_the_realist

    I wish the rich donor’s last name was Stix. I think he’d have given the Sierra Club the exact opposite message.

  • Cannot Tell

    I will probably get down-voted for this comment, but here it goes. I am a vegan, an animal welfare activist and an environmentalist. I can count the number of blacks acquaintances I have that care about animals and the environment on one hand. Nevertheless, I do think that the environment will improve as the population of whites declines. Research shows that mass animal consumption leads to more pollution and water consumption. Therefore, white numbers falling means less animal product eaters which will lead to less environmental degradation. And I’m sure I don’t need to mention that fewer animals will be crammed into factory farms and painfully killed.

    Yes, blacks and Hispanics don’t care about the environment, but given that neither group is smart enough to build and utilize factory farms I think whites are a bigger enemy to both animals and the environment than the low IQ races are.

    • Lion’s Mane

      I think that it is highly likely that more and more Whites will develop a concern for the environment and a Will for opposing cruelty to animals. Paul McCartney, of Beatles fame, is just one example. The corporate farms — as opposed to family farms — are a very bad idea. Don’t sell white people short! What is needed is a better philosophy of governance and a better way of life. These are certainly a goal of this movement.

    • JInSanD

      Satellite pic of Haiti versus the Dominican Republic. I guess you could look at this pic and assume that hispanics are good at protecting the environment. Or is it that blacks eat a lot more meat?

      • WR_the_realist

        The only thing Haitians are good at doing is making babies. It takes Haiti to make the Dominican Republic look like high civilization by comparison.

    • WR_the_realist

      I am a white guy who is against factory farms. While not a vegan, I always try to get free range chickens, grass fed beef, and have pretty much given up on pork, given that nearly all hogs are raised under intolerable conditions nowadays. The vast majority of blacks are very happy that factory farms are making fried chicken so cheap at their favorite fast food franchises. I’d rather pay more for meat from animals that were raised under humane conditions. I suspect that if more white people were educated about where their meat is coming from a lot more of them would be like me.

      Now if the typical black person was like you, we’d have a very different country and I would actually be pro-black.

      • MannyR

        Black people would continue sucking up McD’s if it was on video being made from babies. They could care less the pain and suffering of defenseless animals as long they get their Double Quarter pounders and 8 pieces. I’ll go as far as to say I think they probably would be fine with a vindictive amount of violence inflicted on the animal before it was killed.

      • BlueSonicStreak

        The non-factory stuff is just indisputably BETTER, anyway. When I saw the difference between, say, free-range eggs and regular, brandless grocery store eggs, I was shocked. Taste better, larger(!! how can that be when so much of the point of mass food production is to make the food larger), firmer whites and yolks that don’t break as easily. What a no-brainer.

    • FinnShane

      No, in all likelihood the amount of meat consumption is going to increase. Immigrants who come to the U.S. inevitably adopt the American diet, and since the main dictators of this diet are corporate industries this will continue even as Whites decline. Our agriculture is set up to supplement the animal farms, with cheap crops such as soy and corn making up the majority of things grown. The Brown populations will eat animals because it is cheap and exactly what their corporate overlords want them to do. With the declining influence of concerned Whites and the exploding populations of the completely indifferent, domestic and wild animals will be experiencing a new dark age of torment in this country. A fate, as with ours, that could never have been a possibility if it weren’t for the hatred and greed of the powers that be.

    • MannyR

      Yep your correct, your post is idiocy.

    • me

      I’m not going to down vote you….I don’t taunt the mentally deficient. I would like to see you in a hospital for your mental illness, though.

    • kjh64

      Yes, Blacks and Hispanics don’t care about the environment AND they also care far less about animal welfare too. Fewer Whites will mean MORE animal cruelty, not less. Look at organizations like PETA, mostly White once again.

    • Katherine McChesney

      I noticed something about you. You ‘cannot tell’ the truth from a lie.

    • BlueSonicStreak

      So your logic seems to be that in white countries, environmental problems are caused by X, which are predominantly fueled by white people, therefore when white people disappear, X will disappear and the environment will improve…?

      …Is the environment actually better (RELATIVE to size and population, which is important if we’re talking about a population change in the West, not just comparing direct impact on the environment) in non-white countries though, or are issues there caused by Y, Z and Q that you’re not taking into account?

      I just checked the Environmental Performance Index for 2014 – epi(dot)yale(dot)edu – and a brown future doesn’t look promising for the environment, either. Run your cursor across the interactive map…the highest-ranked countries are frequently Western, the lowest-ranked countries almost entirely African. Egypt is ranked 50th out of 178, which seems to be the best score for an African country unless I missed one. Haiti has the third-lowest score in the world. Asian isn’t doing so hot either.

      If I’m reading it right, agriculture is definitely a low point for the West, and so is energy (obviously). But non-white countries have problems with air and water pollution and deforestation, owing largely (it seems) to overpopulation.

      I really don’t see overpopulation being LESS of a problem in Western countries that become overrun with Hispanics and blacks. Rather the opposite…take the little African countries with their overpopulation problems and scale it up to American size and the end effect doesn’t look pretty at all. Factory farming notwithstanding.

      On the plus side…if this is correct (make me an argument, though), still no ideological conflict between white nationalism and fluffy critters.

      On the down side…still no plus side to white replacement.

      But I would agree with your that our food supply is…borked. Most of the food industry as it is needs to be scrapped. Fast food in particular needs to completely vanish. Not just serve different food…VANISH. McDonald’s has a lot to answer for.

      I just don’t see that happening any time soon.

  • Alexandra1973

    Somehow I can’t imagine the greaseritos caring about the environment.

    • shmo123

      They don’t. At least the Mexicans don’t. Just go down there and see for yourself. The whole country is one big garbage dump. On my first trip to Mexico, I distinctly remember the amount of garbage on the side of the road just going from the airport to the hotel. Although I’ve never been to Haiti, the pics I’ve seen make Mexico look like the gardens at Buckingham palace.

  • Only the white race expresses altruism.

    Environmentalism is an expression of white altruism. We want to help the animals and we see the forests and fields as natural, living things, and so we try to save them. Just like we try to save the starving babies of Ethiopia I used to see on late-night TV infomercials.

    But blacks and Mexicans are not neutral toward the environment. They are environmentally DEPRAVED. Their destructive natural tendencies express themselves in dog fighting, bull fighting, cock fighting, and in arson, graffiti, and wanton killing of wildlife.

    The insane Sierra Club has just signed it’s death warrant.

    • FinnShane

      I used to be a member a few years ago, and I noticed the most obvious problem of immigration and population increase was never addressed in their magazine or website. One of the reasons I joined was that I heard of what they traditionally stood for and that made complete sense. Finally I looked online to find what their immigration policy was and was horrified. I quit my membership and try to tell every conservation minded person I talk to the truth about what they really are. I still boil with a sense of anger and betrayal when I think about it.

  • De Doc

    This is a real hoot! These environmentalists will also go the way of the old, white men they have abandoned, because that’s who they are and the other races have no interest in preserving nature, only treating it like their personal craphole. These arses have long stay silent and looked the other way as illegal immigration from the Third World swamped Western countries.

  • JInSanD

    “Muir’s legacy has to go,” “It’s just not useful anymore.”

    Oh yeah? Try these on for size:

    MLK’s legacy has to go, it’s just not useful anymore.
    Chavez’ legacy has to go, it’s just not useful anymore.
    Mohammed’s legacy has to go, it’s just not useful anymore.

  • IKUredux

    If it weren’t for Whites like Mr. Muir, we would have the, what, exemplary national parks established in like Mexico? Anywhere, Central America? South America? How about Africa? (Wait, those national parks were also set up by Whites). I’ve got a news flash for you: We Whites like our National Park System just the way it is. Of course we like it. No matter what you aholes say, the park system fits the needs and sensibilities of the White nation that created it. Poor Whites like it. Middle class Whites(what’s left of them) like it. And, according to you, rich Whites like it. So, screw all these ugly environmental destroying invaders. For crying out loud, how much more are we Whites supposed to withstand? EVERYTHING we Whites believe in and hold dear is being trampled right before our very eyes. And, not only are we expected to pay for it, we are persecuted, fired, and called what used to be considered a vile name, “racist”. Well, I have got news for you. Being called a racist, is now a badge of honor. It means you stand for what is right, White, and true.

  • MannyR

    These people are high on life if they think Latinos or especially blacks give one crap about wildlife or nature conservation. Africans have practically hunted off every endangered species on their continent and Latinos…please, they’re more focused on car stereo systems and underage girls. Wildlife preservation is a white altruistic endeavor and always will be.

    • saxonsun

      You mean high on death.

  • I was recently asked to show my support for a certain Facebook environmental group. I sent them this letter:

    “Dear sirs,

    Americans consume, per
    capita, far more resources than other populations. Population growth, in
    and of itself, is the root cause of many of our environmental
    challenges. But the massive increase in the US population, through
    third-world immigration, is a double-edged sword.

    When I
    was growing up, the US had about 200 million people. Now it’s more than
    300 million. Even as America’s white population decreases, due to low
    birth-rates, immigrants and their children continue to swell our ranks.
    Ultimately, this is what fuels urban sprawl, feeds the demand for ever
    more fuel, strains our limited water sources and threatens our fragile
    ecosystems.

    When I see somebody taking a stand for the
    environment, but failing to address mass immigration, I wonder how they
    can ignore the elephant in the room.

    So I ask you, what is your stance on mass immigration?”

    That was a week ago. I have yet to receive a reply.

    • LHathaway

      Allowing more immigration into North America not only increases our population but it allows and encourages them to multiply back home? Not to be a racist about it but by ‘them’ I mean people of color. White birthrates are low all across the globe.

      Objecting to immigration can only be ‘racist’ unless there is a racial component to immigration itself. And by ‘racial component’ I mean that component is in opposition to whites interests, ie, racist.

  • LHathaway

    This article in the Daily reads like an advertisement to pull one’s money out of the Sierra club and put it into something supporting Whites, the new underdogs.

    • WR_the_realist

      All the money that, years ago, I would give to the Sierra Club now goes to immigration reduction organizations. Unlike the Sierra Club, I’m serious about protecting the environment.

  • Pathfinder75

    If Hispanics are such devoted “environmentalists”,then why is the Mexican-occupied neighborhood that I live in constantly awash in litter and graffiti?

  • I used to be a registered, paying member of the Sierra Club. I quit my membership over their ignorant policy regarding nuclear energy and nuclear fusion. At the time, ca. 1992, if they didn’t know something, but had a feeling about it, they adopted an official policy regarding it.

    It seemed to be a club run by a bunch of liberal do-gooders with no scientific analysis of their positions taken. Won’t surprise me if they banish their white founder to adopt some African as their patron saint who knows little or nothing about the environment.

  • SentryattheGate

    That might have been the time that nearly half of the Sierra Club’s members quit; over the issue of immigration.

  • Whitesneedtobebrave

    LOL, Jon Christensen has been smoking a lot of weed i see. He does not know that turd world countries that are run by Negroes, spics and other non whites are all hell holes. Even their neighborhoods in America are nothing but turd world cess pools. So if he thinks he can get them in by throwing away their white patron saint, then I do not think his organization will last very long.

  • Whitesneedtobebrave

    What these liberals do not say is that by supporting amnesty and immigration reform, America and the West are going to have a big environmental disaster. These non whites will totally ruin the country and make it a turd world dump heap just like their beloved homelands. Therefore Jon Christensen and other environmentalist should not be supporting Negroes and spics coming into the US and also trying to get them to join their organizations just to show some DIE-versity. These libs or so called environmentalist are shooting themselves in the foot.

  • hastings88

    One major reason I oppose Third World immigration is that these people do not share the love of Nature that is part of White culture since the Romantic era and even since Pagan times. Only whites (and perhaps, some dot-Indians) can experience empathy for other creatures and understand the web of natural ecosystems upon which even our own lives depend.

  • none of your business

    Gelbaum was and is a front man for George Soros.

  • none of your business

    “represent rich, Anglo-Saxon values ” Liberals are soooo ignorant. Actually, of all the European peoples the Germans are the most conscious of the environment or natural world especially the forests of Germany.

  • Yves Vannes

    Sierra Club Office San Francisco. White population in SF is 40%.

    • WR_the_realist

      The sad thing is that you can be sure that everybody in that picture thinks it’s terrible that all the other people in the room are white.

  • StillModerated

    Mexican’ts love the great outdoors. In fact their drug gangs have taken over vast forest acreage in California to grow marijuana — according to those extreme right-wing nazis at CBS news. Now read on …. www cbsnews com/news/mexico-drug-gangs-growing-pot-on-us-land/

  • Deep North

    “‘Muir’s vision of wilderness is rooted in economic privilege and the abundant leisure time of the upper class.” —–What a bunch of bull. Unlike the welfare class who have infinite leisure time, I only take one week off a year to hike 4-6,000 foot mountains in New Hampshire. I live in a “diverse” area and its fascinating to be in the middle of the woods away from all the riff raff.

    • WR_the_realist

      Backpacking is actually a cheap hobby. But leave it to the left to call it a matter of economic privilege. In any case, grizzly bears and cougars and elk need big wilderness areas. More inner city parks might be appreciated by squirrels but they won’t do the rare and endangered animals any good.

  • BlueSonicStreak

    She’s not actually white, so she knows at least one.

    I went looking for a demographic breakdown of vegetarians and vegans and didn’t find much. Apparently only Gallup has polled vegetarians on race. I couldn’t find their full report on it; but news reports on Gallup’s poll say there is no notable differences in race, with all races having similar percentages of self-identified vegetarians/vegans. Oh, and numbers of vegetarians aren’t increasing, but holding steady – as of 2012.

    The vegetarian/vegan movement LOOKS overwhelming white, but that might well be a raw numbers thing.

  • LeonNJ

    Wow, that Jon Christensen dude didn’t hold back at all to bash a dead white guy. I guess you don’t have to be PC when it comes to attacking whites.

    I fear in the near future, our multicultural schools will teach the wildings that all the founders were mixed race to make them start to enjoy history. God help us.

  • OyVey00

    Back then, environmentalism was for human enjoyment purposes. Today, environmentalism is for the supposed “right” of nature to exist without human interference. It’s become just another social justice movement.

  • archer

    Judging from some of the pictures I’ve seen of the desert areas near immigration routes, I think the Sierra Club is our of their mind.

  • JP Sheehan

    Why not Ghengis Khan?

    He killed so many people that the ozone layer benefitted from it!