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 »

Send a Message to Leaders in Rio: Stop Fossil Fuel Subsidies!

Send a Message to Leaders in Rio: Stop Fossil Fuel Subsidies!

In one week, the UN is gathering global leaders to Brazil for Rio +20, marking twenty years since the conference in the same city made the environment a priority for global governance. Twenty years on, many things still need to change. Advocates are circulating a petition to end governments’ subsidies of fossil fuels, which currently… Read more »

This Saturday, Connect the Dots with Climate Solutions, Climate Reality Bike Ride!

This Saturday, Connect the Dots with Climate Solutions, Climate Reality Bike Ride!

Have you been wondering about our wacky wintry spring weather? Remember our June-like January? Our local weather recently has been unpredictable, but we’ve been lucky so far in the Bay Area. With climate change contributing to erratic weather patterns, the best strategy is to be informed and prepared. This Saturday, May 5th, a global event… Read more »