Berkeley, Richmond and SF Set to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Berkeley, Richmond and SF Set to Divest from Fossil Fuels

The mayors of Berkeley and Richmond announced today that they are committed to divesting city funds and pension investments from fossil fuel companies. This follows San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimous vote on Tuesday to urge their $16 billion pension fund to divest from fossil fuels. It’s an exciting moment for the fossil fuels divestment… Read more »

Richmond Community: Do You Want Your Garden Tested?

Richmond Community: Do You Want Your Garden Tested?

Urban Tilth is leading an effort to test Richmond gardens that may have been affected by last weeks’ Chevron fire. They are hoping to gather as much data as possible to build a coordinated community response. If you or someone you know has a garden that is potentially contaminated, Urban Tilth has put together this… Read more »

Send a Message to Leaders in Rio: Stop Fossil Fuel Subsidies!

Send a Message to Leaders in Rio: Stop Fossil Fuel Subsidies!

In one week, the UN is gathering global leaders to Brazil for Rio +20, marking twenty years since the conference in the same city made the environment a priority for global governance. Twenty years on, many things still need to change. Advocates are circulating a petition to end governments’ subsidies of fossil fuels, which currently… Read more »

This Saturday, Connect the Dots with Climate Solutions, Climate Reality Bike Ride!

This Saturday, Connect the Dots with Climate Solutions, Climate Reality Bike Ride!

Have you been wondering about our wacky wintry spring weather? Remember our June-like January? Our local weather recently has been unpredictable, but we’ve been lucky so far in the Bay Area. With climate change contributing to erratic weather patterns, the best strategy is to be informed and prepared. This Saturday, May 5th, a global event… Read more »