We Stand with Standing Rock

We Stand with Standing Rock
The Ecology Center stands with Standing Rock, a Native American, youth-led movement for justice, clean water, and a stable climate. Thousands of miles away in North Dakota, a proposed pipeline was rerouted to protect the water supply of the mostly-white residents of Bismarck and is now putting the water for native communities at risk. We… Read more »

UPDATE: Berkeley Approves Joining East Bay Community Energy – Community Choice Energy Program Set to Roll Out Fall 2017

UPDATE: Berkeley Approves Joining East Bay Community Energy - Community Choice Energy Program Set to Roll Out Fall 2017
The Berkeley City Council approved joining East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) on Tuesday, November 1st! Goals for the Alameda County program include: EBCE will launch in cities throughout Alameda in Fall 2017. EBCE will be a community-governed power supplier, committed to providing electricity generated from a high percentage of renewable sources such as solar, wind… Read more »

Drive Electric on a Budget

Drive Electric on a Budget
Electric vehicles are more affordable than ever. With competitive prices and rebates for purchased or leased vehicles, excellent rates for lightly used ones, and low energy and maintenance costs, this mode of transportation is a conscious choice for the environment and your wallet. Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Options There are currently two types… Read more »

Berkeley High Freshmen Start School Year with Free Water Bottles Thanks to Soda Tax

Berkeley High Freshmen Start School Year with Free Water Bottles Thanks to Soda Tax
[Press Release]  As classes start this week, 700 students entering Berkeley High are going to school with free, stainless steel, reusable water bottles. Made by the Chico-based company Klean Kanteen, the water bottles were distributed at freshman orientation by Youth Scholars from the Ecology Center’s Youth Environmental Academy. This water bottle giveaway was funded by… Read more »