Tonight! Keep Dangerous Fracked Oil Out of Berkeley

Tonight! Keep Dangerous Fracked Oil Out of Berkeley

Oil companies in the Bay Area have proposed plans to move explosive fracked crude oil through major Bay Area cities, using the same tracks as Amtrak’s passenger rail line. This move puts all the cities along the path of this rail route at risk, including Richmond, Berkeley, Oakland and San Jose. This region has a… Read more »

Tell Berkeley City Council and Mayor to Vote Yes for Sunday Streets Berkeley

Tell Berkeley City Council and Mayor to Vote Yes for Sunday Streets Berkeley

Many of you are asking, “When is the next Sunday Streets Berkeley?” It is a question we heard over and over on October 14, 2012, when more than 40,000 people came to Shattuck Avenue to cycle, stroll, skate, shop, dance, do yoga, and connect with their community and urban environment in a transformative way. People… Read more »

Come Learn About Berkeley’s Climate Action Plan at City Council Meeting this Tuesday, 11/13/12

Come Learn About Berkeley's Climate Action Plan at City Council Meeting this Tuesday, 11/13/12

There’s nothing timid about Berkeley’s Climate Action Plan. Widely considered to be among the boldest and best Climate Action Plans in the US, Berkeley’s CAP aims for an ambitious 33% reduction below 2000 levels in citywide greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and an 80% reduction by 2050. Though we are making great progress, the road… Read more »

Fresh Veggies for Sale in a Berkeley Backyard Near You!

Fresh Veggies for Sale in a Berkeley Backyard Near You!

Just in time for the abundance of tomato and zucchini season, Berkeley City Council passed legislation to allow neighbors to sell what they grow in their gardens. Adopted by City Council on July 31st, the ordinance updates the Berkeley Municipal Code to cover the sale of non-processed fruit, vegetables, nuts, honey and eggs.… Read more »

Berkeley City Council Considers Sunday Streets Tuesday, 7/17/12

Berkeley City Council Considers Sunday Streets Tuesday, 7/17/12

The Ecology Center is excited to get involved with Sunday Streets Berkeley, a transformative community event that is identified as an Action Item in Berkeley’s Climate Action Plan. At the Berkeley City Council meeting on July 17, councilmembers will have the opportunity to endorse the City’s sponsorship of Sunday Streets Berkeley. Come show your support,… Read more »