Re-Imagining Water with James Rojas of PLACE IT!

Re-Imagining Water with James Rojas of PLACE IT!
Meditation centers. Daylighted creeks. Purple pipes flowing with clean, free water. Trees, wildlife, fish, and a bird island. Pedestrian and bicycle bridges. Green roofs. Greywater systems. Permeable surfaces. Drinking fountains (to encourage drinking water, not soda). Tiny houses. Solar panels. What do these concepts have in common? These are just some of the solutions that… 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 »

Solving the Climate Crisis: Carbon Pricing 101, 11/2/15

Solving the Climate Crisis: Carbon Pricing 101, 11/2/15
The clock is ticking for our climate, and for leaders to take action at talks in Paris this December. One strategy is to put a price on carbon pollution – and carbon pricing efforts are already underway at the state and national level. Join us for an educational forum on how carbon pricing can help… Read more »

Together We Can: Local Climate Actions to Prevent Dangerous Plans and Bring Cleaner Solutions

Together We Can: Local Climate Actions to Prevent Dangerous Plans and Bring Cleaner Solutions
To combat climate change, half the battle is preventing the worst polluting plans from going through. The other half is fighting fiercely for better solutions. In the Bay Area, we are tracking three local climate issues that need collective action: preventing the unnecessary risks of oil by rail, reducing dangerous pollution from neighboring refineries, and… Read more »

UC Berkeley Reaches Climate Target – Two Years Ahead of Schedule

UC Berkeley Reaches Climate Target - Two Years Ahead of Schedule
Congratulations to UC Berkeley, whose campus sustainability leaders announced this month that they had successfully met their target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2014! As they completed their audit for 2012, they found that they are now 7% below 1990 levels. How did they do it? They attributed the reductions to… Read more »