“Reducing our carbon footprint is not just a scientific necessity; it has also emerged as the human rights challenge of our time … history proves that when human beings walk together in pursuit of a righteous cause, nothing can resist,” Desmond Tutu writes in the forward of the book, Stop Climate Crimes
, published this… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »