People’s Climate Train Left for New York this Morning, with Ecology Center’s Kad Smith On Board

People's Climate Train Left for New York this Morning, with Ecology Center's Kad Smith On Board
A crowd gathered this morning to send over 100 Bay Area climate activists off on the People’s Climate Train. They’ll travel cross country by train, with workshops on board, and whistlestop rallies at cities along the route. By Sunday, they’ll be in New York, joining the largest climate mobilization in history. On board is Ecology… Read more »

People’s Climate March on 9/21/14 Will Be Largest in US History

People's Climate March on 9/21/14 Will Be Largest in US History
As heads of state from around the world gather in New York City for a landmark UN Climate Summit, hundreds of thousands of people will mobilize for the People’s Climate March. They plan to peacefully flood the streets as a “movement of movements,” uniting community based organizations, international NGOs, grassroots networks, faith groups, and others,… Read more »

Obama Weighs in on Fate of Keystone XL

Obama Weighs in on Fate of Keystone XL
President Obama has stated the decision to approve the Keystone XL pipeline hinges on whether the project would significantly contribute to carbon in the atmosphere. In an interview this past week, Obama also pointed out that claims that the project would be a jobs-creator were not realistic. The 2,000 temporary jobs during construction of the… Read more »

Berkeley, Richmond and SF Set to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Berkeley, Richmond and SF Set to Divest from Fossil Fuels
The mayors of Berkeley and Richmond announced today that they are committed to divesting city funds and pension investments from fossil fuel companies. This follows San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimous vote on Tuesday to urge their $16 billion pension fund to divest from fossil fuels. It’s an exciting moment for the fossil fuels divestment… Read more »

Forward on Climate Bay Area Rally, This Sunday, 2/17/13

Forward on Climate Bay Area Rally, This Sunday, 2/17/13
The Ecology Center is co-sponsoring the Forward on Climate Bay Area Rally this weekend, because we believe in a safe and stable climate future for everyone. We’ll be joined by over 2500 people to tell President Obama we can’t afford to wait any longer for leadership on climate change. This message will be sent through… Read more »