The New East Bay Climate Goal: Blocking Dirty Oil Refineries’ Expansion

The New East Bay Climate Goal: Blocking Dirty Oil Refineries' Expansion

An overflow crowd of 115 turned out last week to rally around an emerging goal for the Bay Area climate movement: to block our five East Bay refineries from processing the dirtiest crude oils, such as tar sands. The event, organized by the Ecology Center along with 350 Bay Area, the Sunflower Alliance, Idle No… Read more »

Fracking in California 101, 11/19/13

Fracking in California 101, 11/19/13

Fracking is expanding all over the country, but it’s also already being used here in California. Understanding what fracking is, how to talk about it, and what can be done to protect communities from its risks are all going to be addressed at a free upcoming workshop, Tuesday, November 19th from 7 to 9 PM.… Read more »

Bay Area Big Oil Getting Bigger? Panel Discussion 11/6/13

Bay Area Big Oil Getting Bigger? Panel Discussion 11/6/13

Did you know that we live next to five oil refineries in the East Bay and that several are considering plans to process Canadian tar sands crude oil, described by the Sierra Club as “the most toxic fossil fuel on the planet”? On Wednesday, November 6th, from 7-9 PM, a panel event at the Ecology… Read more »