• Simple acts for #GivingTuesday

    The Fundraising Team needs your support! Even if you don’t feel comfortable asking someone for money over the phone, you can still help by reaching out to your network, via email and/or social media. Please ask them to support 350 Sacramento during this #GivingTuesday! A supporter, like yourself, who might only be able to give […]

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  • Trash Talk: Reducing Food Waste as Climate Action

    The City of Sacramento is rolling out food waste collection beginning in July 2022. This is necessary to comply with SB 1383, a state law requiring 75% of organic waste (like food) be diverted from landfill by 2025. Reducing Sacramento’s emissions from landfilled organics is an important part of meeting our greenhouse gas reduction targets. […]

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  • Gearing up for #GivingTuesday – Nov. 30, 2021

    Mark your calendars to give on #GivingTuesday this year! If you have not heard of it before, Giving Tuesday is a movement that was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good for others. Since then, this movement has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds […]

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  • Newsletter: October 14, 2021 – Your voice was heard!

    Yesterday your voice was heard! City Council acknowledged the lack of ambition in the original CAAP 2045 planning. Now, council members and staff will work with community on a 2030 emissions reduction scenario! Well done. Also, a big shoutout to Oscar and the 350 Sac CAP team and everyone who submitted letters via the County CAP Portal, receiving over 800 […]

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  • Newsletter: September 29, 2021 – Be Bold

    Hello Members, we have a lot to share with you on this early Fall day. While our focus is on growing a network to combat and mitigate climate change and impacts here in our region of California, we are also creating new programs and outlets to suit our members and volunteers that want to make […]

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    Sacramento County CAP: What we’ve done, where we are, and what’s next

    Our Assessment… … “Inadequate, deceitful, useless, and a joke” is how one letter-writer put it. Our formal comments explain. Our Formal Comments … detail many inadequacies. Our Summary Sheets … review key issues: What’s a CAP? 2 SacCo CAP – Defaulted Promises 3 SacCo CAP – Increases GHG-What To Do Instead 4 SacCo CAP – Enables Sprawl […]

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  • CAP Action: Time to speak up!

    The Sacramento County Planning Commission will consider the Sacramento County Climate Action Plan (CAP) on Monday, October 25. The meeting starts at 5:30 PM and the CAP is Agenda Item #2 If you’ve followed these posts, you know the CAP is unacceptable. This meeting is an important chance to send it back to staff for […]

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  • Electrification Team Update: CAP Recommendations

    Our 350 Electrification Team submitted the following comments to the Sacramento County Plan, as a supplement to the 350 CAP group’s excellent critique of the Plan. Our points are a bit technical and specific to the electrification measures. They cover three areas: The Plan uses the wrong gas emissions factor which suspiciously inflates GHG savings […]

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  • New Volunteer Opportunities!

    We have 4 volunteer positions that we would like to fill! Please share these roles with people who may be interested. We are looking for people who can volunteer around 10 hours per month for each of these roles (full descriptions here): Treasurer: member of the board of directors, preferably someone with a financial background […]

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  • Legislative Team Highlights and Next Steps

      350 Sacramento’s Legislative Team entered the summer legislative season at the Capitol supporting a range of bills connected to climate change. We sifted among hundreds of bills, then took on more than a dozen. For each of those, we were lucky to have a volunteer to take charge of tracking, letter writing, testifying in […]

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