Member Spotlight: Jan Kirsch

Member Spotlight: Jan Kirsch

350 Bay Area is made up of a dynamic team of volunteers, experts, leaders and donors. Jan Kirsch is all of the above! Read about her work and passions below. What inspired/inspires you to work for action on climate?   It was 1975.  I was an anti-nuclear...
How U.S. Law Insists We Drive

How U.S. Law Insists We Drive

The automobile took over because the legal system gave legal force to a mind-set of automobile supremacy. Over the course of several generations lawmakers rewrote the rules of American life to conform to the interests of Big Oil, the auto barons, and the...
VICTORY FOR NO COAL IN RICHMOND

VICTORY FOR NO COAL IN RICHMOND

What Victory? The scrappy industrial city of Richmond took a bold step toward a fossil fuel-free future on Tuesday night when its city council passed an historic land use ordinance banning the storage and handling of coal and petroleum coke in a three-year phaseout....
Community Choice Power

Community Choice Power

Community Choice Energy (CCE) programs are starting up in the Bay Area and all over California, providing a way to get more clean, renewable energy into the grid faster than what investor-owned utilities can by themselves. Above you see the very recent opening of the...
State Legislation – Advocacy

State Legislation – Advocacy

(Last update – January 9 2020) New session has just begun. Check back for which bills we will focus on. Last year in the state legislature there were a few bills that this campaign had been watching closely and taking positions on that were important for the future of...