Berkeley Earth Days will be a city-wide celebration happening April 13 – 22 with a focus on community, fun, learning, and action. A rich bounty of Earth Day events are being planned by a wide array of organizations throughout the city, all tied to the theme “Educate • Inspire • Act.” Read on for more… Read more »
A recent piece on Grist gives an excellent overview of the background of oil extraction in our state and new fracking technology, but with the appropriate grains of salt. Check out their big reasons why the math doesn’t add up here. If you feel compelled to dig a little deeper, we’re hosting a panel, “The… Read more »
When NASA snapped some photos of the US at night, Americans may have been surprised to find our domestic fossil fuel extraction… well, illuminated. NPR published a piece on the light created by burning natural gas, which is being flared off as a byproduct of “fracking” or extracting oil and gas trapped in rock formations… Read more »
Join the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition for an evening of fun, entertainment, and conversation. We’ll watch the critically acclaimed film, Gasland… Read more », and enjoy dinner together. This is a chance to connect with Coalition members and learn something about the destructive technology capturing the interest of the energy industry: fracking.
This free event is open
From May 16th to June 17th, the Shotgun Players will be presenting The Great Divide… Read more », 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.