Final KXL Pipeline Decision No Cause for Celebration

Oakland City Hall 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA

To our disappointment Nebraska's Public Service Commission voted today (Nov 20) 3-2 to approve the KXL pipeline. The final pipeline route is not approved as explained in this article.   Based on this decision, we will NOT have a rally at Oakland City Hall today The fate of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline will be sealed this […]

Push Back! Against Phillips 66 Refinery Expansion

Air District Headquarters 375 Beale St, San Francisco

Join Idle No More SF Bay to say NO TAR SANDS IN OUR BAY! 350 Bay Area will be there along with other organizations in solidarity with Idle No More SF Bay. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a permit to the Phillips 66 Refinery for the Refinery Expansion Project. This is the […]

Join Us! Protest BAAQMD Collusion with Phillips 66 Tar Sands Project

Air District Headquarters 375 Beale St, San Francisco

Staff of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District—whose job it is to ensure healthy air and protect the climate—has just secretly approved a fundamental part of the massive San Francisco Refinery tar sands expansion project proposed by Phillips 66.  This alarming move comes almost exactly five years after the Air District passed a resolution […]

Make AB 617 Really Work for Impacted Communities

California Air Resources Board Byron Sher Auditorium, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA

The California Air Resources Board takes testimony this week on the new state Community Emissions Reduction Program, established by Assembly Bill 617.  The CARB board will decide whether to adopt their staff’s “blueprint,” and will set the communities receiving emissions reduction plans and requirements for the first year.  Your important testimony could make all the […]

Stop Insuring Climate Change

The Hilton Hotel Union Square Taylor and O'Farrell, San Francisco, CA

Insurance companies are supposed to protect us from catastrophic risks.  Yet when it comes to climate change, the largest threat to humanity, U.S. insurance companies are doing the exact opposite.  With their massive investments in fossil fuel companies and insuring of drilling and mining projects, the U.S. insurance industry is making a terrible problem worse.  […]

BAAQMD Grapples with Tar Sands

BAAQMD 375 Beale St., San Francisco, CA

In August, at the urging of Idle No More SF Bay, several Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) staff and board members journeyed to British Columbia to meet with government officials and First Nations people resisting the Canadian Trans Mountain Pipeline, and then to Alberta to tour tar sands extraction sites.  This special Board […]