Tell California Leaders Today: NO on AB 2145, Yes for Community Choice Energy!

Tell California Leaders Today: NO on AB 2145, Yes for Community Choice Energy!

A new bill going before California State Legislature, AB 2145 would cripple future Community Choice Energy (CCA) programs. CCAs create alternatives to the big utility monopolies, allowing for greater mix of renewable and local energy sources. Established CCAs dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electricity, helping to meet California’s climate goals that were set in… Read more »

Sign On to Stop the Monsanto Riders!

Sign On to Stop the Monsanto Riders!

A petition has been circulating to stop riders that slipped into the 2013 House Agriculture Appropriations bill. Dubbed the Monsanto riders, they “would require – not just allow, but require – the Secretary of Agriculture to grant a temporary permit for the planting or cultivation of a genetically engineered crop, even if a federal court… Read more »

Cottage Food Law Campaign for California

Cottage Food Law Campaign for California

The Sustainable Economies Law Center is heading up a campaign for a Cottage Food Law in California in 2012. Cottage Food Laws have been passed in 28 states, many of these since the economic downturn began in 2007. They can reduce barriers for small-scale food entrepreneurs, allowing them to sell certain low-risk, homemade foods. This… Read more »

Update from Berkeley City Council Meeting

Update from Berkeley City Council Meeting

Dear Ecology Center Supporters,
Thank you so much for your engagement. Last night, the City Council Chambers were filled to capacity with Ecology Center supporters. Over 60 people had to wait in the hall because the seats in the Chamber were filled. We are enormously grateful that you took time out from your busy lives… Read more »