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Take Action: Get CA's Climate Plan Over the Finish Line

CCCClogoRand1cropped200x85.pngCalifornia's historic Climate Legislation SB 350 and SB 32 are in jeopardy.  Make a few targeted calls in key Assembly districts and help get the bills through the Assembly! 

SB 32 & 350, which would extend California's groundbreaking climate programs to 2030, and dramatically increase clean energy and efficiency while cutting petroleum use, have just one hurdle to clear before becoming law: a vote by the Assembly. The oil industry is spending millions of dollars to scare voters and mislead lawmakers, and we need your help to stop them.

The bills could be voted on as soon as early next week. Can you take an hour or two this week to call fellow progressives whose Assembly members are on the fence? Were asking them to call their assembly members and urge them to do what is right for public health, jobs, and the climate by voting yes on SB 32 and SB 350. 

We'll give you a script and all the information you need to make calls from home. Contact Lisa(laltieri12@gmail.com) if you are interested, and please share this opportunity with your friends. Together, we can get California's landmark climate bills to the finish line. 

WHEN
August 31, 2015 at 6pm - September 04, 2015 at 6pm
WHERE
Your own cell phone or landline
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350 Bay Area More action --> Less hot air

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The Next BIG STATEWIDE Event

Climate Flag Launch Party

The March for Real Climate Leadership
Saturday, Feb. 7th, Oakland

Join people from all corners of California this February in telling Governor Brown that if he won’t be a real climate leader, that if he won’t stand up to the fossil fuel industry, then we will. Click Here to VOLUNTEER for this vital event.

 

 More Action Less Hot Air

We are building a grassroots climate movement, working for deep reductions in carbon pollution in the San Francisco Bay Area & beyond. We have six campaigns and five local groups. Find out what you need to know on our Campaigns, Events and Petition pages (and don't forget to take a look at our FAQs too!).   

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... and that's just the start to Climate Action that makes a difference.

Try our new Climate Forum - Join the discussion about the climate movement and the Bay Area!

With your help, we have significantly changed the climate conversation in the Bay Area. Will you help us create even a larger movement for climate protection and climate justice in 2015? Please support your 350 Bay Area Climate movement with a monthly pledge of continuing support, or a one-time donation.  Your donation, large or small, is greatly appreciated, as is your continued activism to save the planet.


Some Past Events

The March for Real Climate Leadership-Feb 7th: 8000 marching to stop fracking and clean California energy!

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A major event in 2014 was the May 9–11 Climate Conference: Dirty Energy / Clean Solutions.  Over 30 scientists, experts and leaders. The Friday night special event featured Stanford Professor Mark Jacobson in SF with his 100% renewables by 2050 plan. Over 300 people concerned about the climate attended. We had a full Conference schedule Saturday in the East Bay, and workshops and training Sunday.


 

Unanimous Vote - BAAQMD Board approves Resolution to achieve cuts to Bay Area climate pollutants from 100 to 17 million tons per year by 2050. 11/6/13

WATCH - Webcast of 11/6 Board meeting

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Mighty mighty 350 Bay Area folks after the vote - Dr. Robert Gould, Rand Wrobel, Ken Jones, Floyd Smith, Patrick Kennedy, Jed Holtzman, Caitlin Chew, Taylor Hawke, Janet Stromberg, Judy Williams, Larry Danos and Bill Pinkham

Idle No More Prayer, Teach-In & Round Dance 8/24/13

This event was sponsored by Idle No More Solidarity SF Bay Affinity Group. A prayer, teach-in and round dance at Washington Park in Richmond in solidarity with First Nations' and other Indigenous peoples' actions on this day to protest tar sands oil and fossil fuel. Snake dance to Chevron?

"A round dance is a dance of peace and friendship. Easy to do, it's a continuous side-step. Join us with the spirit of the round dance and love for Mother Earth and all of her children. We rise with peace & good hearts!"

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Photo: SaveSacred Sites' post on Facebook Event

Air District Board votes to oppose Keystone XL Pipeline 8/7/2013

Comment of the day Los Altos City Councilmember Jan Pepper calling on the Air District to RESTRICT REFINING OF TAR SANDS at BAY AREA REFINERIES. Wow!

Watch impressive comments from 350 Bay Area members and eye-opening Board Members' statements before they voted. Webcast of the meeting is posted! Click to Agenda Item 11:

http://baaqmd.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=1baf36a9-5290-1031-92de-7c92654424e8

Vote tally http://www.350bayarea.org/baaqmd_keystone_xl_resolution_vote_tally_8_7_13


Summer Heat Richmond Chevron Refinery Protest August 3, 2013 Nearly 3000 Demonstrators, Over 200 Peaceably Arrested

Summer Heat Richmond brought incredible energy and spirit to the gates of Chevron. Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to elevate coalition work in the Bay to new sectors and by connecting issues. And to all the participants from 3 months to 90 years.

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Photo: Eric Slomanson

See Media Coverage, Photos and Videos on the 350 Bay Area Mobilizations Page.


Donate

We are a volunteer, true grassroots climate organizing group. We rely on your support to reach more people and expand our climate mobilization work around the Bay Area. Put your money to work in the Bay Area!

Join

Join 350 Bay Area to receive important calls to action such as marches and direct actions, updates from campaigns, meeting times and locations, and news about climate action in the Bay Area.  

Volunteer

Volunteer for 350 Bay Area to kick in and be a bigger part of the solution.  There are opportunities for event planning, volunteer coordination, outreach, communications, website techies, legal counsel, etc.  


350 Bay Area's Campaigns

Divestment – Pull money out of the fossil fuel industry in the Bay Area

Bay Climate Action Plan (BayCAP) – Plenty happening to move the Bay Area Air District to reduce emissions 80% by 2050. Check out our Slide Show

No Tar Sands – Fighting the Keystone XL pipeline - read our Tar Sands Mining and Keystone Pipeline Fact Sheet

Chevron Watch - Involved with the Richmond Community and Bike The Math Rally at the Chevron shareholders meeting

Dump The Pump – Cigarettes have warning labels, why not gas pumps?

New: Stop Fracking – Fight fracking in California

Local 350 Groups

350 Silicon Valley

350 San Francisco - Contact

350 Marin - Contact

350 Sonoma County - Contact

350 Santa Cruz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements

Gas Pump Information Labels Comes to TED Talks!

Robert Shirkey, Executive Director at OurHorizon.org in Toronto Canada just recently did a TED talk on Canada's gas pump campaign. It is a very informative and well spoken speech about the merits of implementing a consumer-oriented label at the point of purchase:

Watch:  http://youtu.be/SA4e7y-4Pak

Let's make sure we beat our Canadian friends by having the first City ordinance for Gas Pump labels! (A little friendly competition to motivate our awesome team of volunteers) Join our efforts, visit our Dump the Pump page!

 

More details on the Divestment page


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Volunteer Opportunities Sign-up Form

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350 Bay Area and the Climate Movement is YOU.

Your assistance is VALUED and APPRECIATED! 

350 Bay Area is ALL VOLUNTEER — we have no paid staff.  There plenty of opportunities to support a variety of upcoming 350 Bay Area Events, and the ongoing work of building the organization.  

New! Click the below button to see the Special Opportunities (roles) we have to make a big impact to save the planet:

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Please fill out the form below to let us know what general roles you are interested in ...

...and THANKS TO YOU for all that you do!


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