Exploring 7 Billion: Population, Inequities, and our Changing Climate, This Thurs. 2/23/12

Exploring 7 Billion: Population, Inequities, and our Changing Climate, This Thurs. 2/23/12

In late October, 2011, Earth became home to 7 billion people. For every one person alive at the turn of the 20th Century when many of our grandparents were children, there are now more than four. The world’s resources are not growing in step with humans. Our dramatic resource exploitation has profound implications for our… Read more »

Around the World Without a Plane: Dispatches from a Hot Planet 10/6/11

Around the World Without a Plane: Dispatches from a Hot Planet 10/6/11

Join Berkeley residents Barnali Ghosh and Anirvan Chatterjee as they share stories from their year traveling across the globe without getting on a plane. Find out about what’s it like crossing the Pacific Ocean by container ship and hear about the 60 interviews they conducted with climate activists in 12 countries. Learn about what climate… Read more »

Greenwashing and the Ecology Center’s Solution Salons

Greenwashing and the Ecology Center's Solution Salons

by Debra Berliner, Climate Action Coordinator
Walk down the aisles of most stores and prepare to be inundated with the language of “green.” From Safeway to Saks, products claiming to be “sustainable,” “all natural,” “ecological,” or “earth friendly” cover the shelves. Turn on the TV or open the newspaper and you’ll be flooded with “green”… Read more »

Regenerating Solutions Salon: Swapping and Sharing

Regenerating Solutions Salon: Swapping and Sharing

Stuff: the blessing and curse of modern life. If you’re like many Americans, you probably fluctuate between having too much of it and often needing or wanting just a little more. How can you satisfy your needs and desires without over accumulating?
Join us on Thursday, April 7 at the Ecology Center to swap ideas… Read more »

Join us for the Ecology Center’s Regenerating Solutions Salon 11/30/10

Join us for the Ecology Center's Regenerating Solutions Salon 11/30/10

The Bay Area environmental scene is rich with opportunities to volunteer, take action, and get politically engaged. What’s missing? A time and space for talking with others in the community about questions, issues, and challenges that come up when engaging in environmental advocacy and personal action.
The Ecology Center’s Regenerating Solutions Salon addresses these questions… Read more »