350 Sacramento is a local grassroots organization committed to equitable solutions that accelerate the transition to a sustainable future, with atmospheric carbon dioxide levels below 350 ppm.
We believe in a world with a safe climate, where nature is respected and protected, and our social, political, and economic systems work for all people and the planet.
Here’s what some members of 350 Sacramento are saying about the recent Sacramento Bee article by Dale Kasler. Oscar’s response Fingers crossed: The Bee’s Feb 23 article, “California will fail to meet carbon reduction goals” describes a critique of California’s climate program, but said nothing about local programs essential to meeting climate goals. Passenger vehicles […]
What is building electrification and how does it fit in with a plan to reduce greenhouse gases? Buildings in California represent 20-25% of the state’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Building electrification is the replacement of gas appliances (furnaces, water heaters, dryers, stoves) with all-electric heat pump and induction technology, and the addition of electric […]
Our Valentine’s Day adventure was a bike ride on Sacramento’s new slow active streets. What a great day with a few bumps in the road that were fun to (tire) iron out. First, Paul had to borrow a bike. We live in cohousing, so that was not difficult to do. (Cohousing allows us to buy […]
Looking for something to do? You’re in the right place. We’ve got plenty of work to do this year and we can definitely use your help. Here’s a list of our current teams/projects and needs:
On February 3 the Cosumnes Community Service District (CCSD) adopted an ambitious climate policy, with substantial input from 350 Sacramento (Policy summary is below). CCSD provides fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to Elk Grove, Galt, and South Sacramento County, and parks & recreation services to Elk Grove and South County. Their fire crews were […]
But how to make the change? What about relapses? Well, start by absorbing the deeper layer that’s underneath the lists above. If Einstein was right in saying that a problem can’t be solved by the same mentality that created it, then changing our view of the world is a good place to start. Second, don’t […]