The 350 Bay Area Blog

Content from Climate Leaders in the Bay Area

The Possibility of a Californian Green New Deal

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...

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SB 50 – A Discussion about Equity and Climate Policy

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...

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March 2019 Program Report – Volunteers at Work

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...

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Black History Month 2019

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...

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‘Youth vs Apocalypse’ vs Senator Feinstein Goes Viral

‘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...

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Green New Deal Demand in The Bay Area

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...

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Youth vs Coal: Which Side Are You On?

Youth vs Coal: Which Side Are You On?

As a major developer moves forward with his plan to force Oakland and its residents to accept a massive, toxic coal terminal in the Port of Oakland, the Oakland youth are on the front lines of this battle for environmental justice with 350 Bay Area’s Youth vs...

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PG&E – An Updated Timeline of Events

PG&E – An Updated Timeline of Events

In the wake of the holiday season, a lot of us are feeling refreshed after spending time off, visiting with family, and celebrating the new year. Unfortunately, not all Californians had the privilege of a happy holiday. On November 8th, the infamous Camp Fire started...

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