Changemakers for Climate, 2/3/16

Changemakers for Climate, 2/3/16
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 »

As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing

As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing
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 »

It’s Your Power: Solar Simplified, 12/10/15

It's Your Power: Solar Simplified, 12/10/15
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 »

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 »

Update: Alameda County Supervisors Re-Open Application Period for Community Choice Energy Committee

Update: Alameda County Supervisors Re-Open Application Period for Community Choice Energy Committee
Our voices do make a difference! At its May 5, 2015 public hearing, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors delayed the adoption of a slate of County positions for the Steering Committee of the County’s Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Program. The Board heard from a number of stakeholders who expressed dissatisfaction with the list of… Read more »