“Climate Action Now!” Report Back from Paris + Local Updates, 1/7/16

“Climate Action Now!” Report Back from Paris + Local Updates, 1/7/16
What really happened at the Paris Climate Talks and what does it mean now that they are over? Why does local action matter? Hear first hand from: Kathy Dervin, 350 Bay Area; Andy Katz, Sierra Club; and Tom & Jane Kelly representing Community Choice Energy. Learn about the City of Berkeley’s progress in reaching its… Read more »

We’ve Made Big Strides this Year

We've Made Big Strides this Year
2015 has been quite a year! We have had several exciting successes this year, as we continued to provide daily direct services to our community. Our classes and events have received record attendance, our farmers’ markets finished the year strong, and we continue to advance our Zero Waste goals. We succeeded in passing legislation in… Read more »

As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing

As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing
On Saturday, the UN’s COP21 conference wrapped up, with island nations rallying around the call “1.5 to stay alive.” The landmark agreement that 195 countries joined acknowledged for the first time that temperature rise can not exceed 2 degrees celsius, and that 1.5 degrees was a target that should be worked toward to avoid catastrophe… Read more »

Craft Fair Runs Next to Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Markets for next TWO Saturdays, 12/12 & 12/19/15

Craft Fair Runs Next to Downtown Berkeley Farmers' Markets for next TWO Saturdays, 12/12 & 12/19/15
Our craft fair returns! For two Saturdays, December 12th and 19th, when you visit the farmers’ market you can browse the gorgeous, sustainable, hand-crafted work from local artists and artisans. From delicate jewelry to sustainably harvested wood kitchenware; from local wool to cozy sweaters to fermentation vessels; find it all and get inspired while shopping… Read more »

It’s Your Power: Solar Simplified, 12/10/15

It's Your Power: Solar Simplified, 12/10/15
The time is right for rooftop solar. But, expiring tax credits and proposed PG&E rate and fee changes are threatening our good deal! Our panel of experts will break it down so you can make smart decisions and lock in your savings now. This free educational event is at 7 PM, Thursday, December 10 at… Read more »