IPCC Report: Climate Change Brings Huge Risks and Opportunities for Adaptation

IPCC Report: Climate Change Brings Huge Risks and Opportunities for Adaptation
“Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.” Rajendra K Pachauri, chairman of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), sounded this warning shortly after the release of its latest report, focused on climate “Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.” With 2000 scientists representing 154 countries, the panel is… 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 »

Tonight! Keep Dangerous Fracked Oil Out of Berkeley

Tonight! Keep Dangerous Fracked Oil Out of Berkeley
Oil companies in the Bay Area have proposed plans to move explosive fracked crude oil through major Bay Area cities, using the same tracks as Amtrak’s passenger rail line. This move puts all the cities along the path of this rail route at risk, including Richmond, Berkeley, Oakland and San Jose. This region has a… Read more »

Two Climate Actions You Can Take This Week

Two Climate Actions You Can Take This Week
What kind of environment do you want to live in five years from now? You can make a healthy climate and a healthy community part of your vision by taking two actions today: asking your State Senator to support the Charge Ahead California Initiative (SB 1275), and urging BAAQMD to halt new oil infrastructure projects.… Read more »

Students Tell Obama, “We Did Not Vote For Keystone XL”

Students Tell Obama, "We Did Not Vote For Keystone XL"
This weekend, hundreds of young people were arrested in front of the White House at a protest against the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Student groups came from across the country to participate, and they had powerful messages for President Obama, with signs saying “Stop investing in the destruction of our future,” “We tar sands,” “Stop… Read more »