• 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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  • 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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