Take Action Today to Save Community Choice Energy!

Take Action Today to Save Community Choice Energy!
Thursday, May 22nd is Save Community Choice Energy Call-Your-Rep Day! This is a day of action to defeat a proposed state law, AB 2145, which we’ve been following this spring. The bill is losing steam, but we need you to flex your citizen muscles to stop it once and for all today! AB 2145 would… Read more »

Come to City Council Meeting 5/6/14 to Support Urban Ag in Berkeley

Come to City Council Meeting 5/6/14 to Support Urban Ag in Berkeley
Please come to the Berkeley City Council meeting Tuesday, May 6th at 8pm to voice your support on two key measures under consideration. Both are crucial to driving the expansion and promotion of urban agriculture within Berkeley: 1. The City is considering a Parks Bond for the November ballot. The Council will set spending caps… Read more »

Help Soda Warning Label Bill Pass Appropriations Committee This Week!

Help Soda Warning Label Bill Pass Appropriations Committee This Week!
SB 1000 (Monning) is the proposed state law that would put a safety warning label on sodas and other sugary beverages sold in California. This bill would support the health of all Californians, by helping consumers identify risks and make informed decisions about what they purchase. You can support this effort by making a quick… Read more »

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 »

Tell Your State Senator: Don’t Burn Our Future

Tell Your State Senator: Don't Burn Our Future
GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) has put out an alert to prevent AB 1126 from becoming law in California. The bill would make it easier for highly-polluting facilities to get climate protection credits by burning wood, paper, and other organic materials. They claim that the greenhouse gases that result are “carbon neutral” – even… Read more »