Fight to Stop Coal Exports Through Oakland, 9/21/15

Fight to Stop Coal Exports Through Oakland, 9/21/15
Oakland City Council is holding a hearing on the proposed plan to ship coal by rail for export through the Oakland Army base terminal. Environmental groups, including the Sierra Club, Earthjustice, Communities for a Better Environment, and West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project have all been speaking up since it came to light that the developers… Read more »

URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility’s Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350

URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility's Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350
We’ve been tracking SB 350, which aims to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California in the coming decades. The bill is closely contested in the California Assembly, where it will be voted on in the next few days. Lobbyists and industry stakeholders have been leveraging all their might to fight the bill – or… Read more »

Oil Industry Spreads Deception on Key Climate Bill, SB 350, Going to Vote in Assembly Any Day

Oil Industry Spreads Deception on Key Climate Bill, SB 350, Going to Vote in Assembly Any Day
A mailing about the “California Gas Restriction Act of 2015” from the “California Drivers Alliance” went out across California in recent weeks. There’s just a few problems – the California Gas Restriction Act of 2015 is not the name of the proposed law, and the California Drivers Alliance is actually a project of WSPA, the… Read more »

​Urgent Climate Action: Tell California Assemblymembers to vote YES for SB 350 & SB 32

​Urgent Climate Action: Tell California Assemblymembers to vote YES for SB 350 & SB 32
Right now, California’s leaders have a chance to move us forward on climate action for decades to come. There are two important bills, SB 32 and SB 350, that need to pass. 350 Bay Area has put together this call to action: California’s climate future hinges on a handful Assembly votes​. ​The California Senate passed… Read more »

EcoHouse Tour: Climate Action & Adaptation, 8/16/15

EcoHouse Tour: Climate Action & Adaptation, 8/16/15
How can using recycled cardboard boxes restore the soil in your yard and allow you to grow a thriving, toxin-free garden? How can a roof filter air pollution, help prevent flooding, and reduce the need for heating and air conditioning? Find out the answers to these questions as you explore the inspiring EcoHouse demonstration site… Read more »