A Climate for Change

The Sunflower Alliance is committed to resisting the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure in our region. We are equally dedicated to reducing the environmental threats to communities already burdened by refineries and related transportation systems.

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Dec 21 01:00 PM
Bobby Bowen Progressive Center
Richmond, CA

This is our first meeting after our successful retreat. Anticipate lively discussion and focused reports from the Coordinating Committee. Our tentative agenda addresses budget development, governance, principles of discourse, and endorsements of clean energy initiatives and conferences. Our meetings offer...

Feb 07 11:00 AM
Snow Park
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...



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, the specific rules necessary to achieve that goal will...

On November 18th, the Berkeley City Council approved attaching labels to gas pumps, informing drivers of the contribution of CO₂ to greenhouse gas emissions. The label advises drivers that burning fossil fuels is a threat to health. The goal of...

The world's most authoritative source on climate change, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has released the most important piece of work on global heating science to date: the Fifth Assessment Synthesis Report.

Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, ConocoPhillips, BP and other oil industry giants have launched a massive disinformation campaign to undermine AB32, which establishes a comprehensive program to reduce greenhouse gasses. The consortium has set-up front groups claiming to represent the interests of...

Two days after Richmond's historic election, Bill Moyers interviewed Mayor McLaughlin and reporter Harriet Rowan, a UC Berkeley student and journalist who exposed details of Chevron's funding strategy. They discussed the role that corporate cash has played in Richmond, and...

On Tuesday, Oct. 28th, the Richmond City Council approved a resolution stating its strongest disagreement with the staff of the Bay Area Air Quality District for issuing a ministerial permit, without public notification or review, to Kinder Morgan for the...


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