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Jan 23 07:00 PM
First Unitarian Church, Oakland
Oakland, CA

Learn more about how fracking is poisoning our water and air, causing cancer and asthma, and how ordinary people are successfully fighting to stop the oil and gas industry from fracking in their communities.  This provocative and hopeful film documents...

Jan 26 06:00 PM
First Unitarian Universalist Center
San Francisco, CA

Over the next 50 years, climate change will transform our world in ways we have only begun to imagine. Herstgaard will address how these changing conditions especially affect peoples living around the equator and in low-lying countries as the oceans...

Jan 28 05:30 PM
West Oakland Environmen​tal Indicators Project Office
Oakland, CA

Alameda County is developing a new freight plan, and you're invited to share your ideas at a scoping session aimed at identifying key impacts. How do trucks, planes, trains and ships affect health in your community? What kinds of health...

Jan 28 06:00 PM
Richmond City Council Chambers
Richmon, CA

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will present the third and final report and safety recommendations from the August 6, 2012, fire at the Richmond Chevron Refinery. The draft report addresses additional investigation findings that have not yet been covered...

Jan 31 11:00 AM
Oakland studio
Berkeley, CA

Want to be and stand for animals at the March for Real Climate Leadership on Feb. 7th?  Want to march with other animals, join in with our music and dance, and bring your children? On Saturday, Jan. 31st, we are...

Feb 02 09:00 AM
Byron Sher Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

The US EPA will hold a public hearing in Sacramento on the the new proposal to lower smog levels from 75 down to 65-70 parts per billion. Your attendance  matters because big polluters will pack the room and attempt to...

Feb 07 11:00 AM
Oscar Grant Plaza
Oakland, CA

On February 7th thousands of Californians from across the state are gathering in Governor Jerry Brown's longtime home of Oakland to say that we need real climate leadership. Across the state wells are drying up, more than a dozen cities...



If you can interpret that headline (and spot what's missing) 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...

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...

Art will be a major element of the March for Real Climate Leadership, on Feb. 7. If you want to help with the arts, but aren’t sure how, come to one of our arts parties. Every Sunday until the march from 10am-3pm...

We know the destination but have lacked a reliable road map to get us there—until now. Although the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project*  doesn't chart any single course, it does show that a low-carbon future is economically within reach.

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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