• Calling all Middle and High School Students…

    The Student Environmental Activist Training Program (SEAT) started this past week. This exciting 10-week program, designed to empower young people, will run from 4–5 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays, with an additional activity on Fridays. You can still sign up for this session, or wait until April, when we’ll hosting another session. Learn more about the training […]

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  • And now for some GOOD NEWS!!!

    The City of Sacramento is moving forward with their climate actions, including: First Year Actions. The proposed work plan for 2021 includes many of the Climate Commission’s “First Year” recommendations. This includes the addition of 2 full-time positions, launch of the Environmental Justice Committee, 3 transportation audits in underserved communities, building and vehicle electrification, a food access […]

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  • Calling all Middle and High School Students…

    The Student Environmental Activist Training Program (SEAT) will start next Monday, January 25!! It’s a 10-week program with modules that’ll run from 4–5 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays, with an additional event on Fridays (guest speakers, workshops, documentary screenings). Can’t make it in the next few months? We’ll also be hosting another 10-week session in […]

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  • Sacramento County CAP: Comments on in-house draft

    As a member of the County’s CAP Stakeholder’s Group, 350 Sacramento recently commented on an administrative (in-house) draft of the CAP. Our comments are here, and the admin draft itself is here. This initial draft was disappointing. Notably, it does NOT:  reflect Climate Emergency Declaration (CED) direction, including the 2030 carbon-neutral target; review existing land use policies […]

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  • Sac County CAP – Heads Up!

    Climate Action Plan (CAP) advocacy begins in earnest this month. Sacramento County seems to be pushing for rapid completion of the CAP – maybe because it is funded by developers, and pending its adoption, development approvals are subject to lawsuit. Instead of the interactive public outreach that we see for other planning projects, public review […]

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  • Book Review: The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 Ways to Build a Fossil-Free Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night’s Sleep by Mary DeMocker

    tl;dr: I’m not a parent, but I loved this book. Mary DeMocker is concise, approachable, and – most important of all – she is incredibly forgiving when it comes to balancing life and climate activism. You’ll definitely want to keep a copy for yourself, then recommend all your friends who actually have children go out […]

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  • CAP Team Update: 350 Sacramento’s suggestions on CCSD’s draft CAP

    On October 7, 2020, 350 Sacramento commented on the Cosumnes Community Service District’s (CCSD) draft Climate Action Plan (CAP). Our 350 Sacramento CAP Team praised it in part, but noted it lacked implementation commitments (CCSD provides fire, rescue, emergency medical, and parks & recreation services to Elk Grove, Galt, and South Sacramento County). The CCSD […]

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  • Climate Science 101: Facts, Impacts, and the Urgency to Develop Solutions

    This presentation is given by Dr. Tom Suchanek, a marine ecologist from UC Davis. For much of his career, Tom has conducted research on environmental contaminants, and now is focused on Climate Change, driven primarily by the most critical pollutant of our time, carbon dioxide. Addressed in this presentation are: What are Greenhouse Gases and […]

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  • Sac County – Public Review of draft CAP in January

    As a member of Sacramento County’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) Stakeholder Group, 350 Sacramento recently reviewed a technical memo describing the proposed CAP’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets and preliminary mitigation measures. 350 Sacramento commented to the County orally and in a November 18 letter, expressing our concerns that the technical memo: … assumes that […]

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    350 Sacramento Helps District with Climate Policy

    350 Sacramento is helping the Cosumnes Community Service District (CCSD) develop a District Climate Policy. CCSD provides fire, rescue, emergency medical, and parks & recreation services to Elk Grove, Galt, and South Sacramento County. It also operates eight fire stations, almost 100 parks, two aquatic centers, and other recreational facilities. Climate change is already affecting […]

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