• 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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    October 8th Press Conference: CAP Doesn’t Cut It

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2021 Contact: Laurie Heller laurierivlinheller@gmail.com Press Invitation Code Red for Sacramento’s Climate! County of Sacramento’s Final Draft “Climate Action Plan” The County of Sacramento released the long-awaited Final Draft Climate Action Plan (CAP), their blueprint to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt to the devastating impacts from climate change. […]

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  • 2021 Climate Justice Festival: Carbon Free by 2030 Recap

    Hello all, We Did It, we planned, coordinated and implemented a successful festival!!! Saturday, September 25 the Sacramento Poor People’s Campaign, Red, Black and Green Environmental Justice Coalition, Sacramento Climate Coalition and Fridays for Future teamed up and hosted the Climate Justice Festival: Carbon Free by 2030 on the historic Callie Carney stage in McClatchy […]

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  • Event: California Sunshine & Sustainability Demonstration

        American Solar Energy Society has declared October 2 as Solar Energy Day! To celebrate, Solar Cookers International and 350 Sacramento have teamed up to demonstrate the following: Solar oven cooking Tesla roof energy collection and storage Drought tolerant landscaping Come show your support for solar energy on Saturday, 10/2 @ 12 PM! The […]

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