Urgent: Monday, 4/25/16 Call Out Gov. Brown on His Silence on Oakland Coal Export Development

Urgent: Monday, 4/25/16 Call Out Gov. Brown on His Silence on Oakland Coal Export Development
No Coal in Oakland is asking allies throughout the State to call, write, tweet, or fax Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, April 25. We are fighting a plan to transport up to 9.5 million tons per year of Utah coal through Oakland for export overseas. Last July at the Vatican, Gov. Brown said to the… Read more »

Spare the Air? Let’s Tell BAAQMD to Spare OUR Air – Organizing Forum 4/21/16

Spare the Air? Let's Tell BAAQMD to Spare OUR Air - Organizing Forum 4/21/16
The five Bay Area refineries are poised to start importing large amounts of oil from the Canadian tar sands. Why does this matter? Tar sands are a highly polluting fossil fuel that are dangerous to transport, process, and store. Converting crude oil derived from the tar sands, called bitumen, into useable fuel takes so much… Read more »

Changemakers for Climate, 2/3/16

Changemakers for Climate, 2/3/16
Whether you’ve never attended a public meeting or you are already deep in the trenches, this monthly brief will get you up to speed on Bay Area climate campaigns and next steps for action. Issues include Crude by Rail, Bay Area Coal Exports, BAAQMD Refinery Rules, and Community Choice Energy. These targeted campaigns have impacts… Read more »

Last Chance to Speak Up to Protect Rooftop Solar for all Californians

Last Chance to Speak Up to Protect Rooftop Solar for all Californians
Right now, thanks to the hard work of many activists, including our friends at 350 Bay Area, the CPUC is poised to enact a decision on net metering that would maintain the policies on rooftop solar that have made California a clean energy leader over the past few years. But now our major utilities are… Read more »

As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing

As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing
On Saturday, the UN’s COP21 conference wrapped up, with island nations rallying around the call “1.5 to stay alive.” The landmark agreement that 195 countries joined acknowledged for the first time that temperature rise can not exceed 2 degrees celsius, and that 1.5 degrees was a target that should be worked toward to avoid catastrophe… Read more »