Earth Day San Francisco Action Parade and Rally, 4/19/14

Earth Day San Francisco Action Parade and Rally, 4/19/14

Let’s put the political in Earth Day! Join 350 Bay Area in a march for Climate Justice and the Earth on April 19. Starting from Justin Herman Plaza and ending at the UN Plaza, a rally with speakers will follow at 1pm. Bring your non-carbon polluting form of transportation — bike, electric vehicle, or your… Read more »

Walk to Work Day East Bay is Tomorrow, 4/3/14

Walk to Work Day East Bay is Tomorrow, 4/3/14

Join us Thursday April 3rd in walking to work! Brought to you by Transition Berkeley, Walk Oakland Bike Oakland, and California Walks. Sponsored by the Downtown Oakland and Lake/Merritt Uptown Associations, AC Transit, the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, and the City of Oakland.
Walk to Work Day, on Thursday April 3, is about encouraging and… Read more »

Local, Clean Energy, in Berkeley? We Can Do It, 2/18/14

Local, Clean Energy, in Berkeley? We Can Do It, 2/18/14

Imagine if you had a choice where your energy came from. Imagine if it could be cleaner, greener, and more affordable.
Join the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition for an exciting discussion of  “Community Choice Energy”: what it is, how it can bring local, renewable energy resources to the East Bay, and how it can generate… Read more »

UC Berkeley Reaches Climate Target – Two Years Ahead of Schedule

UC Berkeley Reaches Climate Target - Two Years Ahead of Schedule

Congratulations to UC Berkeley, whose campus sustainability leaders announced this month that they had successfully met their target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2014! As they completed their audit for 2012, they found that they are now 7% below 1990 levels. How did they do it? They attributed the reductions to… Read more »

LED Streetlights Will Pay for Themselves, Reduce City’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

LED Streetlights Will Pay for Themselves, Reduce City's Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The City of Berkeley will be looking brighter, and lighter some carbon emission pounds, come January. The plan is to replace the old, yellow-hued sodium streetlights with bright, energy efficient LED lights. The 8,000 streetlights add up to a lot of energy used by the city, and cost savings on the energy bill are expected… Read more »