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Notes from Climate Leaders in the Bay Area

Climate Advocacy’s Time for Offense

Conservatives can’t be convinced on climate change? They can…by conservative elites, according to the ever-sharp David Roberts. IMHO, a very insightful article, that makes the case that Dems should go on the offense on climate. 

“If your house didn’t burn, shut up”

“If your house didn’t burn, shut up”

The title above is a quote from a response to a conversation from the online neighborhood bulletin board Next Door. The conversation was started by someone who was pretty excited about the opportunity to rebuild in a sustainable way, but some did not appreciate their...

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Anti-DAPL Mural Painted Outside Wells Fargo

Anti-DAPL Mural Painted Outside Wells Fargo

As covered in SF Weekly, a collaboration of activists groups painted a huge mural outside of the Wells Fargo headquarters at 420 Montgomery St. to protest the bank's involvement in funding the Dakota Access Pipeline. This included members of 350 Bay Area, 350 SF, and...

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North Bay Fire Recovery: You Can Help!

North Bay Fire Recovery: You Can Help!

The North Bay is recovering from multiple massive wildfires, & you can help. Volunteer to spend some time outdoors and help protect our watersheds! Burn areas are at high risk for erosion and contamination of our waterways & drinking water with upcoming rains....

COP 23: Letters from Bonn

COP 23: Letters from Bonn

What’s happening in Bonn? What’s the COP meeting?  From Nov 6-17 representatives of 194 nations will convene in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd meeting under the banner of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for a “Conference of the Parties" —called...

Reducing GHG’s in the Bay Area & AB 398

Reducing GHG’s in the Bay Area & AB 398

Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) permitting is required for any new fossil fuel projects around the 9-county Bay Area. BAAQMD actions determine whether we can prevent future GHG and toxic emission increases and get on the true reduction path we need....

Climate and the NorCal Wildfires

Climate and the NorCal Wildfires

The Northern California wildfires were terrifying and massively destructive, over $3 Billion, and deadly. With the hot weather, a lot of people are drawing the connection to climate change. Here. Now. Outstanding LA Times OpEd by a Marin resident: Most mind-boggling...

A Climate Reading List

A Climate Reading List

... by 350 Local group leader across the country... Blog Post #2 is a reading list for climate action, especially for those new to it.  The concept for this was originated by 350 Bay Area Legislative Committee member Katy Gurin.  350 group leaders across the country...