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  • coal | Ecology Center
    to Stop Coal Exports Through Oakland 9 21 15 September 14 2015 by Ecology Center Oakland City Council is holding a hearing on the proposed plan to ship coal by rail for export through the Oakland Army base terminal Environmental groups including the Sierra Club Earthjustice Communities for a Better Environment and West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project have all been speaking up since it came to light that the developers Read more Posted in Blog Tagged asthma clean air climate climate action coal environmental justice Oakland Port of Oakland Sierra Club Leave a reply Fossil Fuel by Rail Puts Vulnerable Communities at Risk Rally in Oakland 7 21 15 July 13 2015 by Ecology Center We may have some of the strongest climate targets and policies in the country but that doesn t offer much comfort to Californians who live along railroads that are transporting coal and crude oil A new report by Communities for a Better Environment and ForestEthics show that 80 of the people who live closest to the Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate climate action coal crude by rail environmental justice fossil fuels Leave a reply Tell the EPA Support Strong Standards for Power Plant Emissions October 15 2013 by Union of Concerned Scientists Let s help government to get it right This time they are making good progress but your message of support for them to stay the course will help that progress become law This is a message from the Union of Concerned Scientists urging you to support the EPA in setting new strong standards under the Clean Read more Posted in Blog Tagged carbon emissions climate change coal energy EPA power plants Union of Concerned Scientists Leave a reply The Economist the End of America s Coal Era February 1 2012 by

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  • Coal by Rail | Ecology Center
    ACTION EVENTS CLIMATE CHANGE RESOURCES ECOHOUSE YOUTH YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL ACADEMY FARM FRESH CHOICE Sustainable Living STORE HOTLINE HELP DESK ECOHOUSE CLASSES EVENTS FACT SHEETS LINKS ECODIRECTORY LIBRARY SEED LIBRARY FARMERS MARKET FINDER Tag Archives Coal by Rail Urgent Monday 4 25 16 Call Out Gov Brown on His Silence on Oakland Coal Export Development April 25 2016 by Ecology Center No Coal in Oakland is asking allies throughout the State to call write tweet or fax Gov Jerry Brown on Monday April 25 We are fighting a plan to transport up to 9 5 million tons per year of Utah coal through Oakland for export overseas Last July at the Vatican Gov Brown said to the Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate action climate justice coal Coal by Rail Gov Brown Oakland policy Sacramento take action Leave a reply Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond Donate Subscribe Thanks for signing up Stay in the loop with our events news and alerts The Ecology Center will never sell or share your contact information Email Address First Name Last Name Get Email Updates By submitting this form you are granting Ecology

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  • Gov. Brown | Ecology Center
    Brown on His Silence on Oakland Coal Export Development April 25 2016 by Ecology Center No Coal in Oakland is asking allies throughout the State to call write tweet or fax Gov Jerry Brown on Monday April 25 We are fighting a plan to transport up to 9 5 million tons per year of Utah coal through Oakland for export overseas Last July at the Vatican Gov Brown said to the Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate action climate justice coal Coal by Rail Gov Brown Oakland policy Sacramento take action Leave a reply Fracking During a Drought January 28 2014 by Ecology Center Governor Brown has called for Californians to voluntarily cut back water use by 20 to help ease strain on our water resources during the drought What he s kept quiet about is the water intensive fracking wells throughout the state that may be developed under oil industry friendly SB 4 Each well uses an average of 5 million Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate drought environmental justice Food Water Watch fracking Gov Brown pollution water Leave a reply Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond

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  • Oakland | Ecology Center
    We are fighting a plan to transport up to 9 5 million tons per year of Utah coal through Oakland for export overseas Last July at the Vatican Gov Brown said to the Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate action climate justice coal Coal by Rail Gov Brown Oakland policy Sacramento take action Leave a reply Fight to Stop Coal Exports Through Oakland 9 21 15 September 14 2015 by Ecology Center Oakland City Council is holding a hearing on the proposed plan to ship coal by rail for export through the Oakland Army base terminal Environmental groups including the Sierra Club Earthjustice Communities for a Better Environment and West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project have all been speaking up since it came to light that the developers Read more Posted in Blog Tagged asthma clean air climate climate action coal environmental justice Oakland Port of Oakland Sierra Club Leave a reply Food Justice Conference this Weekend Free Community Events November 4 2011 by Ecology Center You have probably heard about the upcoming national food justice conference the next four days in Oakland CFJC and the Local Host Committee believe that this event should not be exclusive and that local communities should have access and opportunity to be a part of the conference There are a number of ways that local Read more Posted in Blog Tagged cfjc food justice conference free event Oakland Leave a reply City of Oakland Shuts Down Novella Carpenter s Urban Farmstand April 1 2011 by East Bay Express Novella Carpenter author of Farm City The Education of an Urban Farmer has shut down her Oakland based farmstand in response to a warning the City is imposing for lacking a conditional use permit to sell chard at her farmstand I m getting in trouble for

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  • policy | Ecology Center
    28 2015 by Ecology Center The clock is ticking for our climate and for leaders to take action at talks in Paris this December One strategy is to put a price on carbon pollution and carbon pricing efforts are already underway at the state and national level Join us for an educational forum on how carbon pricing can help Read more Posted in Blog Climate Tagged carbon pricing climate Ecology Center event policy polluters Leave a reply Governor Signed AB 1321 to Help Make Healthy Eating More Affordable for Californians on Food Stamps October 5 2015 by Ecology Center On Friday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1321 a bill we have been pushing hard for The Farm Bill contains money to incentivize SNAP food stamp recipients to buy fresh produce at farmers markets AB 1321 sets up the framework for California to attract those federal funds which will make healthy eating choices more Read more Posted in Blog Ecology Center in the News Featured Tagged AB 1321 food and farming food stamps health and nutition healthy food incentive Market Match policy Sacramento SNAP Leave a reply Tell Governor Brown to Sign AB 1321 Nutrition Incentives Act to Increase Healthy Food Access for Low Income Californians September 8 2015 by Ecology Center We are thrilled AB 1321 a bill we co sponsored has passed the both houses of the state legislature with strong bi partisan support moving it forward to the Governor s desk AB 1321 the Nutrition Incentives Act will help California receive federal funds for nutrition incentive programs like Market Match to expand healthy food access at farmers Read more Posted in Blog Food and Farming News Tagged AB 1321 FINI food and farming healthy food access Market Match nutrition incentives policy take action Leave a reply Greywater

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  • Sacramento | Ecology Center
    2016 by Ecology Center No Coal in Oakland is asking allies throughout the State to call write tweet or fax Gov Jerry Brown on Monday April 25 We are fighting a plan to transport up to 9 5 million tons per year of Utah coal through Oakland for export overseas Last July at the Vatican Gov Brown said to the Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate action climate justice coal Coal by Rail Gov Brown Oakland policy Sacramento take action Leave a reply Governor Signed AB 1321 to Help Make Healthy Eating More Affordable for Californians on Food Stamps October 5 2015 by Ecology Center On Friday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1321 a bill we have been pushing hard for The Farm Bill contains money to incentivize SNAP food stamp recipients to buy fresh produce at farmers markets AB 1321 sets up the framework for California to attract those federal funds which will make healthy eating choices more Read more Posted in Blog Ecology Center in the News Featured Tagged AB 1321 food and farming food stamps health and nutition healthy food incentive Market Match policy Sacramento SNAP Leave a reply Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy

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  • take action | Ecology Center
    Clean Up 4 23 16 April 20 2016 by Ecology Center Give back to the Bay and all the creatures who call it home Start off with an all levels donation based yoga class at 8 00am At 9 00am we ll learn about pollution and clean up strategies Then we ll head out to collect litter and record data which will help change laws to improve the health of our ecosystem Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Earth Day plastic pollution plastic free Shoreline Clean up take action Leave a reply Spare the Air Let s Tell BAAQMD to Spare OUR Air Organizing Forum 4 21 16 April 18 2016 by Ecology Center The five Bay Area refineries are poised to start importing large amounts of oil from the Canadian tar sands Why does this matter Tar sands are a highly polluting fossil fuel that are dangerous to transport process and store Converting crude oil derived from the tar sands called bitumen into useable fuel takes so much Read more Posted in Blog Tagged BAAQMD Chevron disaster climate climate action climate change oil refineries take action tar sands Leave a reply Earth Day Around the Bay April 4 2016 by Ecology Center Earth Day falls on April 22nd each year but many communities use the whole month of April to bring people together to learn take action or be hands on helping the environment In the Bay Area there s a range of festivals and gatherings big and small Here s a selection of what s happening for Earth Day Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged Earth Day Ecology Center events free event Shoreline Clean up take action Leave a reply Speak Up Again to Protect Rooftop Solar in California Utilities Are Pushing Back on CPUC s Net

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  • Earth Day Shoreline Clean Up, 4/23/16 | Ecology Center
    call it home Start off with an all levels donation based yoga class at 8 00am At 9 00am we ll learn about pollution and clean up strategies Then we ll head out to collect litter and record data which will help change laws to improve the health of our ecosystem Special guests Bug Family Band will offer folk rock for kids and former kids from 12 1pm Earth Day Shoreline Clean Up takes place Saturday April 23 from 8AM 1PM at Shorebird Park This Earth Day hands on event is ideal for families students or anyone who loves the ocean We ll have door prize drawing and everyone who participates in the Clean Up will get a 15 off coupon to our Store as our way of saying thanks for helping keep our Bay clean and healthy this Earth Day For more details and to RSVP click here This entry was posted in Blog and tagged Earth Day plastic pollution plastic free Shoreline Clean up take action by Ecology Center Bookmark the permalink Return to Blog Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Comment Name Email Website Inspiring and building

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