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France: Sidewalk human chain proposed for route of banned Paris Climate march on Sunday - by John Englart (Takver)
Paris: Coalition Climat 21 have proposed a human chain be formed between 12 noon and 1pm along the sidewalks of the Boulevarde Voltaire from between Place de la Republique and Place de la Nation. This was the original route of the climate march that has been planned for several months for Sunday November 29 in Paris, before the French state under the State of Emergency banned all street marches following the terrorist attacks that killed 130 people.
Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:45AM
Porter Ranch Area Residents Testify and Rally about SoCalGas Misconduct - by Dan Bacher
"Residents are upset that SoCalGas initially lied about the source of the leak, and then misled the public about the health risks to the community," said Alexandra Nagy of Food and Water Watch. "In addition to the investigation, in light of recent reports that the leak has resulted in staggering emissions of methane and carbon dioxide – two potent greenhouse gases – residents also recommend shutting down the aged Aliso Canyon Storage Facility."
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 8:08PM
Ahead of Paris Climate Talks, Lead-In with Oakland March - by E. O'Toole/R. Robertson
Photos by Ellyn O'Toole. Text by Ruth Robertson.
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 1:36AM
Climate Action comes to town (part one) - by David Roknich/IndyRadio
"Love will win out over fear, and our movement will win over injustice." says 350.org, and Santa Cruz Climate Action fully agrees.
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 1:24AM
Labor Rallies and Marches Against Fossil Fuel at Climate Rally in Oakland on Nov 21, 2015 - by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists marched and rallied against fossil fuels in Oakland at a climate rally on November 21, 2105
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:42PM
Facing The Climate Crisis - by
Niebyl Proctor Library 6501 Telegraph Avenue
Event Date:Sat Dec 5, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:03PM
Inspired to Ride - by Garry Harrington
Grand Lake Theatre, 3200 Grand Ave., Oakland.
Event Date:Wed Feb 10, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:15PM
Natural Health And The Panacea Of Red Palm Oil - by Tomas DiFiore
Deforestation: Consume In Moderation - While the continued yearly burning of Indonesian forests and peatlands for palm plantations creates regional health hazards, new advertizing claims of red palm oil promote the health benefits to niche markets for optimum health and energy bars. And while global transnationals commit to futuristic Zero-deforestation pledges, there is also a trend of corporate restructuring and large global land grabs to increase the plantation base. Don't be confused, red...
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 6:15PM
Activists vow to mobilise at Paris #COP21 climate change summit despite protest ban - by John Englart (Takver)
At a press conference in Paris on Friday afternoon activists unveiled how they would mobilize people in France to have a say despite the state of emergency that prohibts mass protests.
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 4:06PM
Yes, Climate Change is here: Yes, there are solutions (but we must act fast) - by Gene Ruyle
Starry Plough Pub, 3101 Shattuck Ave, at Prince St in Berkeley
Event Date:Sat Dec 5, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 11:31AM
Salmon Fishermen, Consumer Groups Criticize FDA Approval of Frankenfish - by Dan Bacher
"Genetically engineered salmon pose a serious potential threat to wild salmon stocks that our members rely on to make a living or fish for food and sport," the group said in a statement. "In addition, GE salmon also pose a threat to salmon protected by the federal Endangered Species Act." Photo courtesy of the Center for Food Safety.
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:37AM
Monsanto Patenting World's Seeds, Controlling World's Food, Causing Cancer, Killing Bees, - by Olive Grove
Monsanto Patenting World's Seeds, Controlling World's Food, Causing Cancer, Killing Bees, Using PCB's, DDT, Agent Orange, Carcinogenic Growth Hormones, Brain Lesion Causing Aspartame
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:43AM
FDA Approves First Genetically Engineered Animal for Human Consumption Over the Objections - by via Center for Food Safety
WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2015) – Center for Food Safety today announced plans to sue the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to block the agency’s approval for sale and consumption of the genetically engineered AquaAdvantage® salmon developed by AquaBounty. The suit will be filed in coordination with other colleague plaintiffs.
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 1:16AM
March from Beach Flats Community Garden to Santa Cruz City Hall (video/mp4 42.4MB) - by via Nopal Media
It has been very inspiring to see so many people putting so much energy and work into keeping the Beach Flats Community Garden alive in its entirety. We want to recognize and give a big thanks to all the gardeners, the Beach Flats community, and organizers who are moving forward with great spirit and continue to bring people together to support el jardín.
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:35PM
FDA Approves Unlabeled GMO Salmon Despite Widespread Opposition from Scientists, Consumers - by via Food & Water Watch
Ignoring Calls for More Comprehensive Studies, FDA Fails to Protect Public
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:11PM
Draft EIR for Highway 1 Widening Proposals Released - by Santa Cruz News
Despite objections from environmental groups, there is a new push to widen Highway 1 in Santa Cruz County. The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), in cooperation with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has prepared a draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment for the new Highway 1 widening proposals. The project is divided into two components: a long-term analysis of widening Highway 1 b...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:20PM
Faith Leaders Urge Governor Jerry Brown to End Fracking in California - by Dan Bacher
David Braun, with Faith Against Fracking, quipped, “If Jerry Brown thinks that being a climate leader means helping the oil industry get away with carbon intensive practices like fracking, then he clearly needs an intervention; today, we’re praying for him.” Photo of Faith Leaders singing "We Shall Not Be Moved" at the State Capitol by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:07PM
Climate change protests for November 29 and December 12 banned in Paris and France - by John Englart (Takver)
This afternoon the French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, ruled that the two large climate marches in Paris and the main cities in France on November 29 and December 12 would be prohibited due to the security situation after the terrorism attack on Friday 13 November.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:54PM
Regional Transportation Commission meeting - by
Vets Hall on Front Street in Santa Cruz next to the downtown Post Office.
Event Date:Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:27AM
Ecology Center Holiday Party & Members’ Sale - by carrie
Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94702
Event Date:Fri Dec 11, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:18PM