This Saturday, 11/21/15 Climate Mobilization: Time to Walk Together to Demand Climate Action in Paris

This Saturday, 11/21/15 Climate Mobilization: Time to Walk Together to Demand Climate Action in Paris
“Reducing our carbon footprint is not just a scientific necessity; it has also emerged as the human rights challenge of our time … history proves that when human beings walk together in pursuit of a righteous cause, nothing can resist,” Desmond Tutu writes in the forward of the book, Stop Climate Crimes, published this… Read more »

Tell Governor Brown to Sign AB 1321, Nutrition Incentives Act, to Increase Healthy Food Access for Low-Income Californians

Tell Governor Brown to Sign AB 1321, Nutrition Incentives Act, to Increase Healthy Food Access for Low-Income Californians
We are thrilled AB 1321, a bill we co-sponsored, has passed the both houses of the state legislature with strong bi-partisan support, moving it forward to the Governor’s desk. AB 1321, the Nutrition Incentives Act, will help California receive federal funds for nutrition incentive programs, like Market Match, to expand healthy food access at farmers’… Read more »

URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility’s Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350

URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility's Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350
We’ve been tracking SB 350, which aims to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California in the coming decades. The bill is closely contested in the California Assembly, where it will be voted on in the next few days. Lobbyists and industry stakeholders have been leveraging all their might to fight the bill – or… Read more »

​Urgent Climate Action: Tell California Assemblymembers to vote YES for SB 350 & SB 32

​Urgent Climate Action: Tell California Assemblymembers to vote YES for SB 350 & SB 32
Right now, California’s leaders have a chance to move us forward on climate action for decades to come. There are two important bills, SB 32 and SB 350, that need to pass. 350 Bay Area has put together this call to action: California’s climate future hinges on a handful Assembly votes​. ​The California Senate passed… Read more »

Ecology Center’s Recycling Director, Daniel Maher, Faces Unjust Deportation

Ecology Center's Recycling Director, Daniel Maher, Faces Unjust Deportation
The US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has seized the Ecology Center’s Recycling Director, Daniel Maher, and is detaining him indefinitely under the threat of immediate deportation to China. Daniel has been an integral part of the Ecology Center for almost a decade, leading Berkeley’s curbside recycling program. Daniel immigrated from Macau when he was… Read more »