• RSVP: Climate, Justice, and Jobs Summit

    On March 30th, join Valley Vision, City of Sacramento Councilman Eric Guerra, the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, and others for a regional working session to build equitable pipelines to jobs in the green industries of the future! We will hear from community members working in clean economy jobs, and learn about their career […]

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  • Planning for the Future of Sacramento’s Climate

    We know the time to make changes in how we live and work to slow the pace of climate change is NOW. In the recording of this forum below, we’ll hear from scientist Margaret Loehr, environmental justice advocate Michelle Manning, elected representative Tamika L’Ecluse, and youth advocate Grace Hill. We’ll learn why it’s URGENT we […]

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  • Sac County CAP – Public draft out soon!

    The County will soon release a draft CAP for public review.  The County’s first in-house draft was disappointing. The Earlier Draft: Failed to reflect the County’s December 2020 Climate Emergency Declaration, including its urgency, substantive measures, and 2030 goal (learn more); Failed to review County land use policies which facilitate “leapfrog” development and high tailpipe […]

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    350 Sacramento members respond to Sac Bee article “California will fail to meet carbon reduction goals, scathing audit of state predicts”

    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 […]

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  • Building Electrification 101

    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 […]

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  • Slow and Active Streets Launch

    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 […]

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  • Volunteer Opportunities for 2021

    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:

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  • Good news: Cosumnes Community Service District Adopts Strong Climate Policy

    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 […]

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  • Are You A Fossil-Fuel Addict? Would You Like to Get Clean?

    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 […]

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  • Tell Biden: Build Back Fossil Free

    To be a true climate leader and usher in a green, just, and peaceful future, President Biden must take action at the scale that science and justice demand. That means saying YES to a Green New Deal and NO to fossil fuel corporations. Learn more about this national campaign at https://whichside.org/. 350 Sacramento will be working on […]

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