Fracking During a Drought?

Fracking During a Drought?
Governor Brown has called for Californians to voluntarily cut back water use by 20% to help ease strain on our water resources during the drought. What he’s kept quiet about is the water-intensive fracking wells throughout the state that may be developed under oil-industry friendly SB 4. Each well uses an average of 5 million… Read more »

Plan Bay Area Adopted: Less Sprawl, More Transit for the Bay Area in 2040

Plan Bay Area Adopted: Less Sprawl, More Transit for the Bay Area in 2040
Anyone looking to rent an apartment, get a job, or even make a restaurant reservation in the Bay Area knows one thing for sure: the Bay Area is a place people want to be. By 2040, the population is projected to grow from seven million to nine million, heightening demand for housing and potentially putting… Read more »

Berkeley Earth Days: Cultivating an Environmentally Just Future

Berkeley Earth Days: Cultivating an Environmentally Just Future
What kinds of ecological connections inspire you? Some people seek refuge from cities in remote, rural places, while others flourish when they connect to nature alongside other people. Earth Day is a celebration that affirms our ties to plant and animal communities, but also to one another. By keeping social and environmental justice a central… Read more »

Ecology Center Stands in Solidarity with Richmond

Ecology Center Stands in Solidarity with Richmond
As affected residents of Richmond are healing, we hope that people in the greater Bay Area will understand what a great risk it is to live with a profit-driven refinery in our midst. For those who want to contribute time, energy or money, several ally organizations have a powerful history of holding Chevron accountable. Check… Read more »

Free Tickets to The Great Divide, the Shotgun Players Play about Fracking

Free Tickets to The Great Divide, the Shotgun Players Play about Fracking
From May 16th to June 17th, the Shotgun Players will be presenting The Great Divide, a play about fracking directed by Mina Morita and written By Adam Chanzit. Read on to learn about free tickets and discounts for Ecology Center members.… Read more »