Join us for the Return of Sunday Streets Berkeley 10/12/14!

Join us for the Return of Sunday Streets Berkeley 10/12/14!
On October 12, Sunday Streets Berkeley returns to Shattuck Ave, with car-free open streets from Haste to Rose. From 11 am to 5 pm downtown Berkeley will be full of FREE activities such as yoga, hula hoops, music, kids games, dance, martial arts, art activities, soccer, slack-lining and more. This event offers great benefits to… Read more »

Final Event in Soda Series: Big Soda & the Environment, 10/9/14

Final Event in Soda Series: Big Soda & the Environment, 10/9/14
Sugary drinks harm our bodies, but what about our ecosystems? Their ads for good feelings in a bottle are not the full story. Behind that friendly corporate face is a swath of destructive practices. Earth Island Journal editor Jason Mark and guests explore the environmental impacts of Big Soda, from litter and recycling woes, to… Read more »

Kad Smith, Climate Rider on Our Power

Kad Smith, Climate Rider on Our Power
“Our Power” was the cornerstone of my cross country voyage on the People’s Climate Train and march in New York City. “Our Power” is coined by the Climate Justice Alliance and focuses on empowering local living communities in just transitions and a radical shift from extreme energy use and dependence. More philosophically, Our Power represents… Read more »

Next in Soda Series: Is Soda the New Tobacco? 10/7/14

Next in Soda Series: Is Soda the New Tobacco? 10/7/14
This morning when the proposed soda taxes in San Francisco and Berkeley were discussed on KQED’s Forum, a question came up: is there even one doctor who is against a soda tax? They are sure keeping quiet. In contrast, a long list of medical, dental, and health professionals are vocal supporters of the soda tax.… Read more »