The 350 Bay Area Blog

Content from Climate Leaders in the Bay Area

What Is Climate Change Anxiety, and What Can We Do About It?

Photo of prescribed burn at Blodgett Forest Research Station courtesy Bay Area artist and pre-doctoral candidate Neem Jitendra Patel An interview with East Bay psychotherapist Kathy Grayson conducted by Erin Heath, 350 Bay Area Contributing Writer and Content Manager...

Our Thoughts on Nuclear Energy

350 Bay Area does not have a formally adopted position on nuclear energy, however we do NOT advocate for nuclear power generated from uranium as a solution to the climate crisis because of the severe potential downsides:  nearly eternal toxic waste that is expensive...

Get Ready. Another Fire Season Is Upon Us

After last year’s wildfire season, the deadliest in history, California is once again facing another tense season. Northern California has already had two red flag warnings, the most recent in late June. The fires in 2018 were some of the most destructive in history....

The Possibility of a Californian Green New Deal

What is the Green New Deal? In February 2019, Representative Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Markey (D-MA) introduced the Green New Deal, a resolution proposing to increase renewable power and public transportation, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through...

SB 50 – A Discussion about Equity and Climate Policy

This Op Ed which we posted last week on social media highlights the need for housing solutions that also provide climate solutions. It  was written in support of SB 50— which may be one of the more controversial and charged land use, housing, and climate-related bills...

March 2019 Program Report – Volunteers at Work

  Clean Energy Review of clean energy-related bills in this session of the Legislature will continue. There are almost 2,000 bills this legislative session, so it’s a lot to consider! Climate Emergency Resolutions: 350 Marin helped get another resolution passed...

Black History Month 2019

In honor of Black History Month, 350 Bay Area finds it essential to recognize some black visionaries who have lead and continue to lead the flight in climate activism. Lisa Jackson was appointed by Barack Obama as the first African American EPA Administrator. She put...

‘Youth vs Apocalypse’ vs Senator Feinstein Goes Viral

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and a group of San Francisco Bay Area students, many with 350 Bay Area's Youth vs Apocalypse, exchanged views over climate change and the Green New Deal on Friday, Feb 22, 2019, in a sometimes tense exchange captured on video. It went viral...

Green New Deal Demand in The Bay Area

Last week 350 Bay Area mobilized four congressional voting districts (San Francisco, Hayward, Walnut Creek, and Sonoma County) to urge our representatives to support the Green New Deal and it made a SPLASH! Our office visits were part of a national week of action in...