• GSAC Blog 350 Sacramento

    Green Schools Action Coalition (GSAC)

    Author: Pahel Tandel Origins of GSAC The 350 Sacramento Intern team along with our advisor, Rosie Yocoub, have dedicated the past few months to the electrification effort in the Sacramento Unified School District (SCUSD). We were able to pressure the SCUSD school board to convert to a transportation system and infrastructure that is powered by […]

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  • Sacramento County CAP Update Blog

    Sacramento County CAP (Brief Update)

    Author: Oscar Balaguer Good news. In a December 3, 2023 Sacramento Bee opinion piece, we (a) took the County to task for delays and performance failures; (b) reported that the County will address eight long-standing 350 concerns, including by preparing a full environment impact report (EIR) for its draft CAP; and (c) listed possible future […]

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  • Climate Action Plan (CAP) - Sacramento Supervisors - 350 Sacramento

    Sacramento Supervisors promised to adopt a climate action plan. It’s been 12 years

    Author: Oscar Balaguer Originally published as an Opinion Article in The Sacramento Bee on December 3, 2023 Some anniversaries are joyful, some not. Twelve years ago, Sacramento County’s Board of Supervisors promised to adopt a climate action plan (CAP) “within a year” and take other steps to fight climate change. It was a binding legal […]

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    Climate Action Plans (with Breaking News!)

    Author: Oscar Balaguer What is a Climate Action Plan (CAP)? Climate Action Plans (CAPs) are the State’s preferred way for cities and counties to meet their responsibilities to help meet the State’s climate goals. They are important because the main sources of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) are, in order, (1) passenger cars and (2) building […]

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  • Home Electrification Blog 350 Sacramento

    Home Electrification: A Personal Story of Energy Freedom

    by Patricia Moore We did it! After five years of gradually weaning our home off the methane pipe, we have finally achieved our ‘Electrify Everything’ goals. For this article, rather than focusing on the science, statistics, and mechanics of home electrification, I wanted to highlight some personal observations from my own journey. My hope is […]

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  • Sacramento Community Gardens Mural - 350 Sacramento

    Sacramento Community Gardens

    Author: Leslie Haynes Community Gardens Community gardens are a great way to bring people together and promote a sense of community in an area. They are an excellent way to bring fresh, healthy food to a neighborhood, as well as provide an outdoor space to relax and enjoy nature. The first step to creating a […]

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  • Focusing Attention on Climate Action Blog Header - Molly Keehn - 350Sacramento Repost

    Focusing Attention on Climate Action

    Author: Molly Keehn Blog Article posted on CoJourn.org (April 17, 2023) In Focusing Attention on Climate Action, Molly Keehn shares her story of growth in the climate space. She now participates in the CoJourn program – which facilitates and inspires personal growth and achievement through peer support – as part of her ongoing commitment to […]

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  • SMUD Zero Carbon Recommendations

    Comments on SMUD’s Zero Carbon Plan Update

    Author: Rick Codina At the two-year anniversary of passage of SMUD’s Zero Carbon Plan (ZCP), this year’s update is filled with hopeful plans for new renewable and customer programs to meet its eventual goal in 2030. But the immediate reality of the past two years has been mixed with some success, but also disappointment and […]

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  • 350 Sacramento March - UC Davis Article

    SVCC Fellowships: UC Davis Interview with 350 Sacramento

    New UC Davis Article! Joining Forces for a Sustainable Future: A Conversation with 350 Sacramento (by Becky Oskin) Want to know more about Sacramento Valley College Corps (SVCC) fellowship opportunities at 350 Sacramento? In this article, Becky Oskin (Director of Communications, UC Davis Public Scholarship and Engagement) and Roula England (Development and Administrative Director, 350 Sacramento) discuss […]

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  • Rancho Cordova Climate Action Plan Update Blog

    Rancho Cordova to Issue Draft Climate Action Plan

    Author: Oscar Balaguer Per city staff, Rancho Cordova’s draft Climate Action Plan (CAP) will be soon released for public review. It will go to the Planning Commission on April 12 and to a City Council workshop in May, 2023. CAPs are the best way local agencies can reduce community GHG emissions. But a bad CAP […]

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