The five Bay Area refineries are poised to start importing large amounts of oil from the Canadian tar sands.
Why does this matter? Tar sands are a highly polluting fossil fuel that are dangerous to transport, process, and store.
Converting crude oil derived from the tar sands, called bitumen, into useable fuel takes so much… Read more »
What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller, This Changes Everything
is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. Free film screening will be Saturday, March 5, at 10:30 AM at the Rialto Cinemas… Read more »
On Saturday, Feb 7th, I took to the streets along with 8,000 others to march in support of real climate leadership across the state of California and beyond. The march was a peaceful – yet powerful – assembly of advocates, activists, and allies of the vital climate justice movement. As the threat of climate change… Read more »
The annual Clean Power, Healthy Communities Conference is the premier gathering in the Bay Area of clean energy advocates, devoted to bringing the benefits of local renewable power to our communities, and it’s coming up on March 5th.
Organized by the Local Clean Energy Alliance, this year’s conference will be nationally webcast on the Youtube… Read more »
The current drought is caused by warmer temperatures due to climate change, but in 2015 so far, California has had average precipitation. The warming weather means more of it falls as rain, leading to diminishing snow pack to carry us through our dry summers. These type of conditions make capturing and making the most of… Read more »