Newsletter: August 5 -12

Though institutions continue to underestimate the impact of drought and climate chaos, 350 Sacramento is doubling down on its efforts for smarter policies to ensure a future worth living. Events and opportunities for participation appear below. Our amazing Climate Action Plan (CAP) Team is watching for the County Climate Action Plan draft coming out in late August. Thanks again to our members for your actions, support, and help!

Get Involved

Looking for immediate action you can take? See blog posts for the latest announcements and details about things you can do. Know someone who wants to get involved?  Forward them this newsletter and encourage them to subscribe to stay “in the loop”.

Thank you! Strong CAP Petition Sent to Supervisors

Thank you to everyone who signed the Climate Action Plan (CAP) petition, which the CAP Team has sent to the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors. Sacramento County will soon release its CAP final draft, which we expect the County Planning Commission to hear in late August.  We will review the plan carefully, and if the County continues to fail to meaningfully reduce greenhouse-gas emissions we will again ask our members and friends to intervene.

Partnership with Refill Madness!

Refill Madness is a Soap Refillery and Zero Waste Shop run by a family of three and a staff of five dedicated to the health of their customers and the planet. Besides removing tons of plastic from our waste stream, they also educate the community and challenge “throw-away” culture. You can purchase goods by weight or packaged in reusable, biodegradable, and eco-friendly containers, decreasing our carbon and plastic footprint. Next time you go you might see the 350 Sac flyer there! The shop is located at 1828 29th St, Sacramento, CA 95816.

California Climate & Energy Collaborative (CCEC) Public Forum

CCEC, a forum for local governments and the public to address energy issues, takes place August 3rd to 19th. Registration is free and open through Aug 19. Click here to register.

A Conversation with Climate Scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

Climate Science Talk—Stewards of the Planet

Sacramento educational, environmental, and faith-based organizations have come together to present this important Zoom webinar at CSU, Sacramento on Sept 10 3:00-4:15PM. You can register here. For details, see the blog post.

Climate Happenings

  • Aug 3 to 19 California Climate & Energy Collaborative (CCEC)
    Register here to attend. See the notice above for details.
  • Wed Aug 11 CAP Team Meeting 6:30pm
    For the link to the meeting, email the CAP team at
  • Thurs Aug 12 Building Electrification Team Meeting
    Join via the Zoom meeting. The passcode is 350350.
  • Wed Aug 25 Leg Team Meeting
    For the link to the meeting, register here.
  • Wed Sept 8 Climate Action Plan (CAP) Team Meeting
    For the link to the meeting, email
  • Fri Sept 10 Stewards of the Planet 3:00-4:00PM
    A talk with climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe. To attend, register here. See the blog post for more info.
  • The Climate Report Every Wednesday at 12 noon!!
    With host Dale Steele on KUBU 96.5 FM. Listen at or get the new KUBU app (Google | App Store) to listen in anywhere.

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