The 350 Bay Area Blog

Content from Climate Leaders in the Bay Area

350BA Youth Meet with Congressional Staff – How did it go?

To kick off 2021 the Mobilizing Team sprinted a marathon over 46 Days of Actions to build community momentum around major climate and environmental issues in the Bay Area. The team drew on our volunteer power to tackle issues like dirty banks and fossil fuel pollution...

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Governmental and Agency targets 2021

Governmental and Agency targets 2021

Starting on January 20th, 2021 with the inauguration of the 46th president 350 Bay Area in took 46 Days of real climate action addressing all levels of government and other key targets. Take a look and take the actions if you haven't yet! On Week 1 We talked about...

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Press Release: Novato Planning Commission 2-24-21

Press Release: Novato Planning Commission 2-24-21

Novato Planning Commission Approves Costco Mega Gas Station Despite Questionable CEQA Process 2/24/2021 Novato’s Planning Commission held a public hearing on Monday 2/22 to discuss a proposed Costco mega gas station at the Vintage Oaks Shopping Center Location. The...

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my hope for Vibrant Communities

my hope for Vibrant Communities

As a climate activist, it is easy to focus on what we don’t want: we don’t want fossil fuels, we don’t want environmental racism, and we don’t want our future to be stolen from us. But what’s hard is actually imagining what we do want. Imagining what the future would...

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How to plant a tree in the bay area

How to plant a tree in the bay area

The saying goes "When's the best time to plant a tree?.. yesterday! and the second best time... today!" Trees are beneficial for so many reasons: creating a home and life source for many animals and insects, providing relief and promoting health for humans, and...

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Follow the Money: Who’s Profiting off the climate Crisis?

Follow the Money: Who’s Profiting off the climate Crisis?

Climate change is bringing extreme weather, sea level rise and…. profits? Yes indeed, big corporations, namely banks, insurance companies and large corporations, are making money off one of the most pressing issues of our time.  From insurance policies to big banks...

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How close do I live to pollution? Find out here

How close do I live to pollution? Find out here

The Bay Area has a “refinery corridor”, the five refineries spanning from Richmond to Concord.  Keep in mind, there are only 135 refineries in the US, and FIVE of them are right here in our region. As outlined in our other blog, the health effects of living near,...

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