The 350 Bay Area Blog

Content from Climate Leaders in the Bay Area

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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A Moment of Optimism

We’re off to a turbulent start to the new year. We, like you, are anxious and frankly spent after four years of continual blows to justice and progress, topped off by recent attempts to overthrow a legitimate election. With deep sincerity we say that we are grateful...

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Fossil Fuels are Killing Us

Fossil Fuels are Killing Us

December 16th, 2020 was the first time air pollution was listed on a death certificate. Seven years after 9-year-old Londoner Ella-Kissi-Debrah’s death, a coroner ruled that her fatal asthma attack was caused by high levels of air pollution. In the part of London...

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Testimonials: Why I support 350 Bay Area

“Our planet’s health determines the path of justice. 350 Bay Area is building movement capacity with a cross generational community that reaches every corner of the Bay Area. We’re focusing on justice in our work in a way that prioritizes frontline and fenceline...

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