IPCC Report: Climate Change Brings Huge Risks and Opportunities for Adaptation

IPCC Report: Climate Change Brings Huge Risks and Opportunities for Adaptation

“Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.” Rajendra K Pachauri, chairman of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), sounded this warning shortly after the release of its latest report, focused on climate “Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.” With 2000 scientists representing 154 countries, the panel is… Read more »

We’re Hiring for a New Position: Youth Development Program Manager

We're Hiring for a New Position: Youth Development Program Manager

The Ecology Center is seeking a highly committed youth development professional to lead and expand our efforts to empower the next generation of environmental leaders. Our youth come from communities most impacted by poverty as well as environmental and heath disparities. The Program Manager will build on over ten years of vibrant youth food justice… Read more »

Growing Clean Energy Jobs in Oakland, 4/5/14

Growing Clean Energy Jobs in Oakland, 4/5/14

How do we create more jobs for our community, especially our youth? Is it possible for those jobs to be good for people AND for the planet? How can the community, including youth, lead the way?
The Oakland Climate Action Coalition invites you, your friends, and your family to explore possible solutions that address the… Read more »

Walk to Work Day East Bay is Tomorrow, 4/3/14

Walk to Work Day East Bay is Tomorrow, 4/3/14

Join us Thursday April 3rd in walking to work! Brought to you by Transition Berkeley, Walk Oakland Bike Oakland, and California Walks. Sponsored by the Downtown Oakland and Lake/Merritt Uptown Associations, AC Transit, the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, and the City of Oakland.
Walk to Work Day, on Thursday April 3, is about encouraging and… Read more »

As Groundwater Tables Drop, So Does the Land in the Central Valley

As Groundwater Tables Drop, So Does the Land in the Central Valley

Earlier this month, we posted about how the drought is impacting different farmers in our Farmers’ Markets. One of the big impacts is that surface water delivery has been cut off in many agricultural areas of the state, so farmers have resorted to pumping groundwater to keep their farms in business.
Unlike surface water, groundwater… Read more »