• The Mayors’ Commission on Climate Change releases final report

    UPDATE 8/30/2020: Details about the win posted here! The Mayors’ Commission on Climate Change finished up its efforts with a high-level report and set of recommendations…now the real work begins. We need to make sure the recommendations are implemented and the current timeline accelerated. Everyone has a role to play to ensure that happens. Otherwise, the Council members […]

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  • Event Recap: Time to re-imagine what is possible

    350 Sacramento recently hosted an online event with famous sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson who expanded our minds and imagination about the future. We are thrilled that leading science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson joined us again on June 11th 2020, when the award-winning author spoke about climate change, coronavirus, and the new world that […]

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  • Moiz Mir and Rachael Dal Porto winning Best Practice in Student Sustainability Leadership Award

    Moiz Mir and Rachael Dal Porto win Best Practice in Student Sustainability Leadership Award 

    Look for Rachael and Moiz standing on the left (on either side of Laurie). Kudos!!! Moiz Mir and Rachael Dal Porto won the Best Practice in Student Sustainability Leadership Award for their efforts in organizing the Mayors’ University Student Summit on Climate Change. Over 200 college students from across the Sacramento region participated in the Summit to provide feedback to […]

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  • Join the final Climate Commission Meeting!

    Please join us for the final Climate Commission meeting on Monday, June 29, from 4–7 pm. Register here. At this meeting, Commissioners will vote on the Final Report and there will be presentations about next steps and near-term actions. Go to lgc.org/climatecommission to download the Final Report (with the Year One projects) and the Technical Report (the part with […]

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  • Good news from the CAP Team

    Victory!! At their April 7 public hearing, the Sacramento Board of Supervisors directed staff to start work on their long-overdue Climate Action Plan (CAP). Supervisors mentioned the significant public comments they received and growing public concern over climate change. It’s taken over a year of advocacy by 350 Sacramento, ECOS, and Sierra Club to get the […]

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  • Report from Community Forum

    Mayor Darrell Steinberg provided the opening remarks at the forum, calling carbon zero an “audacious goal” that now “feels like an imperative and a necessity.” Saturday’s Community Forum, Leading the Way to Carbon Zero, was a great success. Speakers were inspiring and participants provided thoughtful creative ideas for moving toward carbon zero. This forum was just […]

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  • Report from Community Forum

    Mayor Darrell Steinberg provided the opening remarks at the forum, calling carbon zero an “audacious goal” that now “feels like an imperative and a necessity.” Saturday’s Community Forum, Leading the Way to Carbon Zero, was a great success. Speakers were inspiring and participants provided thoughtful creative ideas for moving toward carbon zero. This forum was just […]

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  • Leading the Way to Carbon Zero Press Release

    PRESS RELEASE Contact: Laurie Litman, llitman@pacbell.net, 916-284-1627 What: Community Forum: Leading the Way to Carbon Zero When: Saturday, May 13, 9:00am–3:00pm Where: McGeorge School of Law, Lecture Hall, 3200 5th Ave, Sacramento Who: Public, students, professionals, decisionmakers; all are welcome Cost: $25 general; $10 students and limited income (includes lunch). No one turned away for […]

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  • 407 ppm + More Each Year Does Not = 350 ppm

    By Robin Kristufek, guest writer Let’s be real. All solar, wind, and other renewable technologies have significant greenhouse gas (GHG) and toxic footprints. Mining, production, transport, recycling, and disposal of the materials needed to create renewable energies releases numerous GHGs and toxins into the air above and into waters and soils downstream. Let’s admit it: […]

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  • Water Protectors at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota

    By Brandon Martinez, guest writer Over 200 indigenous nations and thousands of activists from all walks of life have united to peacefully stand up for tribal rights amid police using rubber bullets, tear gas, concussion grenades, sound cannons, water cannons in subfreezing temperatures, and other military-style weapons that have injured hundreds of people. Families, individuals, […]

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