The 350 Bay Area Blog

Content from Climate Leaders in the Bay Area

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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Rx for Safe Voting in CA

Rx for Safe Voting in CA

California is facing a double whammy health crisis, the Covid 19 pandemic and hazardous air quality from wildfires. As doctors across the country, we are concerned about how to vote safely in these unprecedented conditions. The crowded, in person voting in the...

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Public Transit Challenges in the Pandemic Era

Public Transit Challenges in the Pandemic Era

Public transit, powered by clean energy sources, is a critical part of the sustainable mobility system we need in the Bay Area. Here we take a look at one of the main transbay transit agencies (AC Transit) serving Alameda-Contra Costa County and SF.  It is one of...

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2020 Sustainability Award Winner: Shoshana Wechsler

2020 Sustainability Award Winner: Shoshana Wechsler

Congratulations! 350 Bay Area congratulates all of the 2020 Sustainability Award Winners acknowledged by Sustainable Contra Costa. Most notably, one of our own beloved organizers, Shoshana Wechsler. Read on for the write up by SustainableCoCo.org about the award and...

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