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EL CERRITO CLIMATE EMERGENCY ACTION ALERT
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 @ 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
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.
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.