IPCC Report: Climate Change Brings Huge Risks and Opportunities for Adaptation

IPCC Report: Climate Change Brings Huge Risks and Opportunities for Adaptation

“Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.” Rajendra K Pachauri, chairman of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), sounded this warning shortly after the release of its latest report, focused on climate “Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.” With 2000 scientists representing 154 countries, the panel is… Read more »

Colors from Nature: Getting Started with Natural Dyes, Saturday, 9/8/12

Colors from Nature: Getting Started with Natural Dyes, Saturday, 9/8/12

Next Saturday is the first event as part of our “Reclaim, Rebuild, Reskill” event series. This series is all about learning hands-on skills that can help participants be more resilient. We hope participants will come away feeling confident that they can make, fix or harvest things they need or want. This first class demonstrates that… 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 »

Seeds of Resilience- Women Farmers Striving in the Face of Climate Change Event 12/6/11

Seeds of Resilience- Women Farmers Striving in the Face of Climate Change Event 12/6/11

The Women’s Earth Alliance presents Seeds of Resilience: Women Farmers Striving in the Face of Climate Change. Doors will open at 6pm for Reception and Music; Program at 7:30pm. Stories from the Field: Rucha Chitnis, India Program Director. Featuring Joanna Macy, Buddhist scholar and teacher, plus other special guests. Limited seating. Tickets available online here.… Read more »

Reportback from Resilience Convening

Reportback from Resilience Convening

The Ecology Center recently co-convened the Bay Area Convening on Resilience and Equity hosted by Bay Localize. Over 150 community advocates and policy leaders gathered on 11/11/11 to forge new connections and build the movement for a socially just climate strategy for our region. EC staff members Sharlana Turner and Johnathan Hill from our Farm… Read more »