Kathy Dervin

rsvped +2 for Climate Conference 5/9-11 2014-04-16 21:07:31 -0700

Climate Conference 5/9-11

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Stanford Professor Mark Jacobson
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This first ever grassroots Climate Conference will feature activists and leading scientists addressing technical and political climate topics in the Bay Area and beyond. Early Bird tickets are now available.  Get them before the price goes up April 25th!

Dirty Energy / Clean Solutions: 
Climate Conference 2014

See the Speakers and Agenda page for the current program information as we fill out the lineup for the conference.

Friday (7 - 9:30 pm): (San Francisco: Unitarian Universalist Church) The conference opens Friday evening, May 9th, with a keynote address by Professor Mark Jacobson of Stanford University on his science-based plan to get to 100% renewable energy by 2050. A panel of Bay Area activists will respond to Jacobson's plan from legislative, regulatory and environmental justice perspectives.

Saturday (9 am - 5pm): (Oakland: Laney College) The second day of the conferences features panels tackling urgent issues in the climate movement, including:

- Fracking and other extreme well stimulation in California

- Fossil fuel infrastructure expansions (crude by rail, coal exports)

- Clean energy solutions

Lunch is included on Saturday.

Sunday (10 am- 3 pm): (Oakland: Laney College) Workshops and trainings to strategize effective ways to stop the fossil fuel attack.

Special: Early Bird Ticket Pricing

  General Student
Full Conference (Fri-Sat-Sun) $40 $30
Friday Only (Visions of a Clean Energy Future) $20 $15
Sat-Sun Only (Conference Sessions) $30 $23


Get your tickets as soon as possible before prices go up. Early purchase helps us size and produce the conference. Same Day Tickets are premium priced.

350 Bay Area is co-sponsoring Dirty Energy / Clean Solutions with the Sunflower Alliance,  Sierra Club-SF Bay Chapter, and Center for Biological Diversity. Other sponsors are welcome. 

The Conference starts on Friday, May 9th and runs through Saturday, May 10th and Sunday, May 11th.  Hours are:

Fri: 7pm-9:30
Sat: 9am-5pm (Lunch included)
Sun: 10am-3pm (Lunch available for purchase on-site)

 

Sponsors and Endorsers

 
WHEN
May 09, 2014 at 7pm
WHERE
Friday: Unitarian Universalist Church SF; San/Sun: Laney College, Oakland
1187 Franklin St
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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commented on Earth Day Action Parade 2014 Volunteers 2014-03-19 07:13:04 -0700
rand , let's talk about what I can help with

Earth Day Action Parade 2014 Volunteers

April 19th is coming up quickly! We need your help to:

  • Help manage the Event on April 19th and be part of a team of Monitors.
  • Plan (including Logistics, Volunteer Coordination)
  • Outreach (spread the word via media, flyering, presentations, contacts, etc.)

Please check boxes below (and click save) to choose what you can do to make this a great event.

Thanks for volunteering to support the Earth Day action march on April 19th! 


donated 2014-02-23 18:50:54 -0800

Fill the buses!

Thank you for helping 350 Bay Area fill the buses to the March 15, Don't Frack California! march and Rally.

Your contribution will help us sponsor a bus for residents in the Central Valley who are currently fighting fracking in their neighborhoods, so that they can join us in Sacramento to tell Governor Brown to halt fracking in California!


signed YES on Commuter Benefits via 2014-02-13 20:12:53 -0800

YES on Commuter Benefits

Support the Air District Board's Climate Action

On Wednesday, March 19 the Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board, in partnership with the Metropilitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is poised to approve a Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program (Regulation 14 Rule 1) requiring employers to offer one of four commute benefit options to employees. GHG emissions will be reduced as fewer people drive alone to work.

The Rule will apply to businesses that employ 50 or more people in the Bay Area for 30 hours a week or more. 10,000 Bay Area employers (60%) have 50 or more employees. Transportation accounts for 38% of regional GHG emissions. 53% of transportation emissions result from commuting. 68% of commute emissions result from single occupant driving. Estimated GHG emission reductions from the Rule as proposed are 12,714 Megatons in 2015, growing to 47,957 Megatons per year by 3035. This rule is a great start.

Sign our THANK YOU note for local agency Climate Action

37 signatures

THANK YOU Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and staff from both agencies for bringing a Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program up for a vote at the Air District on March 19, 2014. This is a great step forward for the Bay Area to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, and reduce traffic congestion and the stress it adds to our lives.

We applaud your action and hope for a unanimous YES VOTE.




signed up for OpIn_350BA 2013-09-10 20:14:37 -0700

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commented on Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board 2013-08-09 09:39:26 -0700 · Flag
Thanks to those who got this resolution started and supported it and to the Board members who understand the importance of these issues and are taking leadership to change the situation. Keep up the great work BayCAP team of 350 Bay Area.


signed No Bay Area Tar Sands Petition 2013-03-04 08:05:56 -0800

No Tar Sands in the Bay Area

Tar Sands are a bad idea.  We can make sure that the Bay Area is not part of this problem. and ensure that area refineries don't process any materials from tar sands mining operations. Help us convince the cities of Richmond and Martinez to prohibit the dirty, destructive and climate-disruptive tar sands within their city limits.

Petition

1,329 signatures

We request that the city councils of Richmond, Hercules, Benicia and Martinez pass city ordinances to prohibit the transport, processing and refining within city limits of any materials obtained or derived from tar sands of any source. We request that all other city councils in the Bay Area pass resolutions in support of these ordinances.


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