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EL CERRITO CLIMATE EMERGENCY ACTION ALERT 

Tuesday, August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The El Cerrito City Council is expected to discuss a RESOLUTION TO DECLARE A CLIMATE EMERGENCY AND REQUESTING REGIONAL COLLABORATION ON AN EMERGENCY MOBILIZATION EFFORT TO RESTORE A SAFE AND STABLE CLIMATE on

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

7:00 pm

El Cerrito City Hall, City Council Chambers

10890 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito

Please urge your city council members to join the other 9 Bay Area cities* and over 800 jurisdictions across the globe to take leadership and address climate change as the global threat that it is.  

Remind the Mayor and City Council members to support a strong Climate Emergency Resolution that supports:

  • An urgent citywide climate emergency mobilization effort to reverse global warming with all segments of the community to rapidly transition to zero greenhouse gases;
  • Reduction of city Greenhouse Gas Emissions as quickly as possible toward zero net greenhouse gas emissions no later than 2045, and a 50% reduction by 2030.;
  • A regional Bay Area-wide Collaboration on a just transition to a sustainable economy and to work to catalyze an urgent climate mobilization at the local and state level.  

Come to the meeting, and/or write your city council members.  And please RSVP so we can keep you posted on any last minute changes.

Mayor Pardue-Okimoto  rpardueokimoto@ci.el-cerrito.ca, and city councilmembers jabelson@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us; gquinto@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us; pfadelli@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us; glyman@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us

The link to the city agenda materials can be found here and should be posted no later than Friday, August 8/16.

* In the Bay Area, the following jurisdictions have adopted Climate Emergency Resolutions for regional collaboration on an immediate just transition and emergency mobilization effort to restore a safe climate:  Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, San Francisco, Hayward, Fairfax, Petaluma, Cupertino and Richmond. Other CA jurisdictions include Santa Cruz and Mendocino Counties and the cities of Chico and Santa Cruz.  

 

Details

Date:
Tuesday, August 20
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

El Cerrito City Hall
10890 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA
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