Ebbs and Flows: State of Water in California

Ebbs and Flows: State of Water in California
Galen Folk is the Ecology Center’s Youth Program Assistant. Since 2015, Galen has worked at the Farm Fresh Choice stand, providing healthy, affordable food every Tuesday to South Berkeley, and has supported our Education & Engagement program, and communications staff. Galen was key to the launch of the Ecology Center’s new Instagram account. This post Read more »

Community Choice Action Alert – Contact State Senators By 5PM on Friday, 3/31/17!

Community Choice Action Alert - Contact State Senators By 5PM on Friday, 3/31/17!
We are all for Community Choice Energy (CCE), which will be rolling out in Alameda County very soon. This model, which is growing rapidly in California, is a major gamechanger in the race to speed up our transition to renewables. CCE programs source a greater amount of renewable energy to power residences and businesses in… Read more »

Drive Electric on a Budget

Drive Electric on a Budget
Electric vehicles are more affordable than ever. With competitive prices and rebates for purchased or leased vehicles, excellent rates for lightly used ones, and low energy and maintenance costs, this mode of transportation is a conscious choice for the environment and your wallet. Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Options There are currently two types… 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 »

Naomi Klein’s Best-Selling Book Is Now a Film! Join us at Screening of “This Changes Everything,” 3/5/16

Naomi Klein's Best-Selling Book Is Now a Film! Join us at Screening of "This Changes Everything," 3/5/16
What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. Free film screening will be Saturday, March 5, at 10:30 AM at the Rialto Cinemas… Read more »