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 »

Next Week’s King Tides Are Preview of Sea Level Rise

Next Week’s King Tides Are Preview of Sea Level Rise

Do you ever wonder what sea level rise will look like? Winter high tides, or “king tides” give us a glimpse of our coast’s future with rising sea levels due to climate change. The king tides will be coming next week, Jan 29 – 31st, during the new moon. The California King Tides Initiative is… Read more »

EcoHouse Tour: Climate Action and Adaptation – FULL

EcoHouse Tour: Climate Action and Adaptation - FULL

After a little winter rest, we’re kicking off 2014 with a climate tour of the EcoHouse on Sunday, January 19th. EcoHouse events are being planned throughout the rest of the year, and there’s an easy way to be in the know for our upcoming classes and tours there. Click “Subscribe” on any page on our… Read more »

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse, Saturday, 3/30/13

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse, Saturday, 3/30/13

What are ten things you can do around your home to reduce your climate impact? Come tour our demonstration EcoHouse and draw inspiration to reduce your impact on climate change, and climate change’s impact on you. We’ll present ideas for do-it-yourself projects, including our toolshed built with 4 different natural building methods and topped with… Read more »

Climate Action 2050: What’s Really Needed to Achieve State and Local Goals, Wednesday 11/7/12

Climate Action 2050: What's Really Needed to Achieve State and Local Goals, Wednesday 11/7/12

As a community and as a state, we have ambitious targets for reducing the emissions that cause global warming. But what will it actually take to achieve those targets? What strategies and actions will make the biggest differences? What role must our community play? Join climate change leaders Timothy Burroughs, City of Berkeley Climate Action… Read more »