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OccupyForum : "Seabrook 77" The Creation of the Grassroots Antinuclear Movement - by Karthik
Global Exchange 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA - 94110
Event Date:Mon Mar 2, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 1, 2015 12:31PM
Garden Exposes Corruption at CIL, Berkeley City Hall & Sacramento - by Gardening for Independent Living
The Center For Independent Living is expected to destroy a community garden on the morning of Monday March 2nd. Controversy over a small garden project on an unused lot has exposed corruption and mismanagement at the Center For Independent Living, headquartered in Berkeley. CIL and Mayor Tom Bates are colluding to break an agreement made with local residents that the lot next to the old CIL building would become public space. CIL is working with Tom Bates to include the lot - which is now...
Posted: Sun Mar 1, 2015 7:21AM
Conservation of California Grassland Birds - by
Northbrae Community Church 941 the Alameda Berkeley, CA 94707 http://www.northbrae.org/directions.html
Event Date:Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 1, 2015 1:10AM
Feds Allow Lawsuit To Shut Down Diablo Canyon To Proceed - by Michael Steinberg
On February 20 a Federal Court of Appeals in Washington DC rejected an attempt by Pacific Gas & Electric and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to quash a lawsuit filed by environmental group Friends Of the Earth (FOE).
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:05PM
We're Already Paying Carbon Taxes - by steve lerman
Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at KUBU 96.5 FM and at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro
Event Date:Sun Mar 1, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:50AM
Manila statement for climate change action calls for solidarity and justice - by John Englart (Takver)
The leaders of France and the Philippines issued an ambitous call from Manila for a global climate deal in Paris at the end of 2015.
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:08PM
Year After Standoff Over Nevada Cattle Trespass, Questions Remain About Unpaid Fees - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder today formally requesting a public update by April 5 on the status of the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose livestock trespass on public lands led to a standoff last year after the Bureau of Land Management’s failed attempt to round up livestock.
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 5:15PM
Community in Mourning after UC Berkeley Destroys 60 Trees on Historic Gill Tract Arboretum - by Gill Tract Defense
The Gill Tract community will be gathering at the Gill Tract at 5pm to mourn and plan. Early this morning, 60 trees were cut down on the southern acreage of the Gill Tract. The UC’s move to begin clearing the way for their proposed housing and shopping complex came as a shock to farmers and neighbors, as there is an active lawsuit on appeal in the county courts, contesting the development’s detrimental environmental impact. Knowing the community would mobilize to defend the trees, t...
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:06PM
Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love (audio/mpeg 4.9MB) - by WTUL News
Monique Verdin of My Louisiana Love tells of when she first sawthe oil wash in from BP's disaster in the Gulf in 2010
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:02PM
Bells Across the Land: Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom - by khubaka, michael harris
On April 9, 1865, Union Genearl Ulysses S. Grant met Confederate General Robert E. Lee to set the terms of the Confederate Army surrender, beginning the end the US Civil War, the symbolic ending of four years of bloodsheed and America's Peculicar Institution.
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:30AM
Nurses Welcome Veto of Keystone XL Pipeline Bill - by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United today welcomed President Obama’s veto of the Congressional legislative efforts to force the construction of the 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline from the forests of Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico. Photo: Raji Ward RN speaks at KXL Veto Action.
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:37PM
Screening of : The Garden - by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org
Event Date:Thu Mar 5, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:04PM
Feds Will Expand Habitat Protections for Endangered Killer Whales on West Coast - by Center for Biological Diversity
SEATTLE— The National Marine Fisheries Service announced today that it intends to expand critical habitat protections along the West Coast for endangered “Southern Resident” killer whales. The finding, which says a decision will be made in 2017, comes in response to a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity seeking to extend Endangered Species Act protection to the whales’ winter foraging range off the coasts of Washington, Oregon and California.
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 12:51PM
Sixth Annual World Naked Bike Ride - 2015 Southern Hemisphere Edition - by Oswald Montecristo
Justin Herman Plaza 1 Market Street San Francisco, CA Meet on the north east side behind the fountain
Event Date:Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 12:06PM
Sustainable Palm Oil Certification: Principles And Criteria In Crisis - by Tomas DiFiore
Merging the Palm Oil Plantation development index on human rights abuses and the global oil and gas development index on human rights abuses One country takes the lead, Malaysia. (Other countries that produce palm oil and oil or natural gas for export include Indonesia, Liberia, Brazil, Venezuela). Land grabs for plantations are common place, and in some instances can be reversed. Global peasant and indigenous communities are rising up against corporate greed. The affluent health and cosmetic...
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:39AM
Nuclear Shutdown News February 2015 - by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the continuing decline of the US nuclear industry, and the people working for better energy alternatives.
Posted: Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:22PM
Water board chief admits he was 'just wrong’ - by Dan Bacher
"He admitted he was wrong last year in assessing the impacts to fish - and so now he is proposing to do it again," said Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA).
Posted: Sat Feb 21, 2015 6:20PM
OWL-SF Meeting: Fracking and Water, The Impact and What to Do - by
Flood Building, 870 Market St., Rm. 1185 (Market near Powell, Powell BART/Metro)
Event Date:Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:05PM
Deforestation-Free And Zero-Deforestation, Palm Oil's Carbon Footprint - by Tomas DiFiore
Zero-deforestation, Temporary Deforestation And Sustainable Palm Oil Plantations, High Carbon Stocking and High Conservation Value Forests are concepts printed on paper from pulp likely linked to deforestation. Commodity certification standards 'Responsible' and 'Sustainable' undermine organic, fair-trade, and local food systems. Indigenous land uses and rights are acknowledged in different countries under different conditions of tenure and recorded history. Few countries acknowledge legal de...
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:33PM
USDA withholds decision from public and ignores its responsibility to regulate GMO trees - by Campaign to STOP GE Trees
Tell ArborGen and the USDA that genetically engineered trees are unacceptable!
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:20PM