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Content from Climate Leaders in the Bay Area

The Department of Energy and the Ultimate Greenwashing

The Department of Energy and the Ultimate Greenwashing

A press release issued by the U.S. Department of Energy on May 28, 2019 has garnered widespread criticism for its use of the phrases “freedom gas” and “molecules of freedom” to describe natural gas. The release, which announced the approval of additional natural gas...

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It’s Going Down: The 2019 Global Climate Strike

It’s Going Down: The 2019 Global Climate Strike

Imagery of the Amazon burning lately has seared a resolution into me... These wildfires, which are but one of the starkest examples of the devastating effects of climate change, illuminate the urgent need for powerful, collective action on what will easily be the...

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Eco Home & Garden Tour Wrap-Up

Eco Home & Garden Tour Wrap-Up

This past Saturday, May 4, 2019, 350 Bay Area hosted our first Eco Home & Garden Tour. Owners of five East Bay homes in Berkeley, Kensington and Albany graciously opened their doors to over 100 attendees to showcase their sustainable, carbon reducing home...

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Global Warming Hurts Poor Countries the Most

Global Warming Hurts Poor Countries the Most

We know that  people  from the  global south are the least responsible for climate change.  Now a study from Stanford documents the reality that the global south is suffering the most from the warming that  they did not cause.  As reported in Stanford News, and many...

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

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...

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Our Thoughts on Nuclear Energy

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...

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Get Ready. Another Fire Season Is Upon Us

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....

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