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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The time is right for rooftop solar. But, expiring tax credits and proposed PG&E rate and fee changes are threatening our good deal! Our panel of experts will break it down so you can make smart decisions and lock in your savings now. This free educational event is at 7 PM, Thursday, December 10 at… Read more »