The 350 Bay Area Blog

Content from Climate Leaders in the Bay Area

Six People, Nine Months

After the major fires in Sonoma County in the Fall of 2017, the community came together to find ways to support fire survivors and help the community rebuild stronger. One area of focus became figuring out a way to rebuild the 3,000+ homes in Santa Rosa in a more...

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Showing Up for Juneteenth

What a moment we're in. It’s an important moment for sure, a time for us to work towards justice in very concrete ways, a time to reimagine pretty much everything, a time to show up in support of Black Lives.  Friday is Juneteenth, the day we commemorate the...

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Taking Action to Support the Black Lives Movement

Dear friend, We come to climate work because we believe in justice, and we join progressive groups to support the uprising that is demanding that racist systems be dismantled, starting with an immediate end to racist policing policies and cultures that result in...

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Black Lives Matter

Dear Community, It is enraging - and heartbreaking - that this needs to be said: Black Lives Matter. Because our culture and systems are acting as if they don’t. The murder of George Floyd is just one example in a tragic line of abuse of power specifically targeting...

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Fighting for Earth, Fighting for Each Other

Fighting for Earth, Fighting for Each Other

Welcome to the 50th Earth Week, a week to celebrate, protest, increase awareness, and take action. We want to acknowledge that, for those directly impacted by the pandemic and its economic impacts, this is simply not the time to focus on anything but coping minute by...

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Why It’s Time to Nationalize the Fossil Fuel Industry

Why It’s Time to Nationalize the Fossil Fuel Industry

Naomi Klein has quoted free market economist Milton Friedman as saying, “Only a crisis—actual or perceived—produces real change.  When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around.” Well, we definitely have a...

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The Right Way to Talk About the Climate Crisis

The Right Way to Talk About the Climate Crisis

As many conversations as there are about the science behind the climate crisis, and potential solutions, and the need for a response in line with the magnitude of the problem, there are an equal number of conversations about conversations about climate, or, how we...

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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...

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