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- Edward Abbey

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Mar 04 07:00 PM
East Bay Media Center
Berkeley, CA

The presentation “Sustainable is Possible: Creating Low Carbon, High Quality Lives... Together” shows how we can live high quality lives while using only 10% of the resources of the average American. Q and A will follow the talk. Using only...

Mar 05 08:00 AM
The California Endowment Oakland Conference Center
Oakland, CA

This conference promotes the development of locally-controlled clean energy economies as a necessary path to a sustainable future. The conference is a diverse gathering of policy makers, entrepreneurs, and community advocates engaged in a thoughtful and inspiring exploration of strategies...

Mar 08 09:00 AM
Place for Sustainable Living
Oakland, CA

The Encountering Climate Change workshop invites you to steer directly into the emotional and spiritual morass that is climate change, and then step proactively into action. Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, founded in 1997 in Missouri, has created one of the foremost...

Mar 11 07:30 PM
UA Berkeley 7
Berkeley, CA

Look Up! is a new film that examines climate engineering, a component of geo-engineering— the deliberate and large-scale effort to alter the climate system to counteract global warming. It is unregulated, untested, and leaves all living things, and the environment...

Mar 14 09:30 AM
Richmond Recreation Center
Richmond, CA

This cutting edge conference brings together railroad workers, environmentalists, community activists and concerned citizens to build the movement for a safer and greener railroad, one more responsive to the needs of workers. communities and society as a whole. The public...

Mar 16 09:00 AM
Four Bay Area cities

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District will host a series of public workshops on two new proposed rules: draft Regulation 12, Rule 15: Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking draft Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Emissions Analysis, Thresholds and Mitigation. The first...



Time flies when you're having fun. Like when making art. Or making a difference. Check out this quick and cool video showing artist Favianna Rodriquez and her crew creating a giant Mother Earth banner for the March for Real Climate Leadership on...

If you can interpret that headline then you know HTML. Are you also good at combining words and pictures? And are you ready to apply those skills to sowing the seeds of change? Then you may be the right person to help...

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re familiar with the concept of “climate justice”. And chances are you have friends and family who are not. Suggestion: send them a link to a short video about Richmond’s battle with Chevron in the aftermath...

Consider joining members of the Sunflower Alliance by calling on the BART Board of Directors to drop a $70,000 fine, and stating your opposition to criminal charges brought against protesters who conducted a non-violent action temporarily shutting down a BART station on...

We in the Sunflower Alliance were both appalled and devastated to learn last month that Darren Wilson will not be indicted for his killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. We extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones...

On December 17, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District adopted a strategy to reduce refinery emissions by 20% by 2020, or as much as feasible. Over the course of 2015, agency staff will propose the specific rules needed to achieve that...


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