Fossil Fuel by Rail Puts Vulnerable Communities at Risk – Rally in Oakland, 7/21/15

Fossil Fuel by Rail Puts Vulnerable Communities at Risk - Rally in Oakland, 7/21/15
We may have some of the strongest climate targets and policies in the country, but that doesn’t offer much comfort to Californians who live along railroads that are transporting coal and crude oil. A new report by Communities for a Better Environment and ForestEthics show that 80% of the people who live closest to the… Read more »

Panel Discussion: Community Choice Energy in Alameda County, 4/20/15

Panel Discussion: Community Choice Energy in Alameda County, 4/20/15
Join the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, the David Brower Center, Ecology Center, and City of Berkeley at a panel discussion on Community Choice Energy. Learn about Alameda County’s plans to create a non-profit Community Choice Energy program with the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create green jobs and provide stable electricity rates for Berkeley… Read more »

Together We Can: Local Climate Actions to Prevent Dangerous Plans and Bring Cleaner Solutions

Together We Can: Local Climate Actions to Prevent Dangerous Plans and Bring Cleaner Solutions
To combat climate change, half the battle is preventing the worst polluting plans from going through. The other half is fighting fiercely for better solutions. In the Bay Area, we are tracking three local climate issues that need collective action: preventing the unnecessary risks of oil by rail, reducing dangerous pollution from neighboring refineries, and… Read more »

What Does Real Climate Leadership Look Like?

What Does Real Climate Leadership Look Like?
On Saturday, Feb 7th, I took to the streets along with 8,000 others to march in support of real climate leadership across the state of California and beyond. The march was a peaceful – yet powerful – assembly of advocates, activists, and allies of the vital climate justice movement. As the threat of climate change… Read more »

Join the Clean Power, Healthy Communities Conference via Webcast, 3/5/15

Join the Clean Power, Healthy Communities Conference via Webcast, 3/5/15
The annual Clean Power, Healthy Communities Conference is the premier gathering in the Bay Area of clean energy advocates, devoted to bringing the benefits of local renewable power to our communities, and it’s coming up on March 5th. Organized by the Local Clean Energy Alliance, this year’s conference will be nationally webcast on the Youtube… Read more »