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textPassing of a park maker by STP Jesse
Yesterday one of the main architects of Berkeley in the 60s and 70s passed. He embodied the times and his passing will be felt....
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2023 8:49pm PDT
textNLG Condemns "Stop Cop City" Music Festival Arrests in Atlanta by National Lawyers Guild
Law enforcement detained at least 35 people in Atlanta on Sunday, March 5, at a solidarity music festival over a mile away from the Cop City construction site....
Posted: Thu, Mar 9, 2023 3:56pm PST
textPutin’s war has caused oil industry price gouging, EOPA officials call for it to stop by Ramon du Houx
Elected officials say to protect the world we need to accelerate the transition off of fossil fuels to end our dangerous dependency. They want to end the price gouging on gas caused by the oil industry using the war in Ukriane as an excues to raise prices...
Posted: Fri, Feb 24, 2023 5:41pm PST
textFrom Today (Thu), 3 pm ("Stop Cop City"): Online events w) Vandana Shiva, Chomsky, etc. by Toward increased Networking
Here are about 9 online events taking place over the next week+ (and starting at 3:00 pm today, Thursday, 2/23), featuring people such as Dário Votório Kopenawa Yanomami, Paul Watson, adrienne maree brown, Vandana Shiva, Noam Chomsky, and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, Australia, and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might b...
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2023 12:17pm PST
textTrying to Reach Postmodern America...Are You There? by Craig Louis Stehr
Not rotting in the quagmire of samsara!...
Posted: Thu, Feb 9, 2023 5:24pm PST
textThe right to water and 7 challenges to the welfare state by B Schusta, S Wixforth & S Pirklbauer
Visions need concrete, tangible measures that provide security in times of uncertainty and reliably carry all people through the huge changes. The sooner the challenges to the welfare state are recognized and addressed, the sooner the indispensable ecological transformation will also become a social one....
Posted: Fri, Feb 3, 2023 11:13am PST
textOil Industry Seeks Supreme Court Review of California Offshore Fracking Ban by Center for Biological Diversity
9th Circuit Refused Previous Request, Upheld Lower Court Decision...
Posted: Thu, Jan 26, 2023 11:38am PST
text80 environmental groups & elected officials support price gouging penalty on oil companies by Ramon du Houx
80 environmental and public health advocacy groups and elected officials have sent a letter of support to Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), author of legislation setting a price gouging penalty on refiners to be taken up in a special legislative session called for by Governor Gavin Newsom....
Posted: Fri, Jan 20, 2023 1:52pm PST
textCalifornia's record high gas prices have set the stage for showdown with oil companies and by Hank Greenberg
On November 19th, Californians paid $5.30 per gallon of gasoline, while Texans paid $3.02. Stopping this price gouging with a windfall profit cap has become a priority of the governor. If Gov. Newsom can pass a windfall profits cap, it will be viewed as a major victory over the California oil industry. California Governor Gavin Newsom’s official plan to combat these high prices was introduced by State Senator Nancy Skinner, on the day the legislature reconvened to swear in members, Decembe...
Posted: Thu, Jan 19, 2023 4:04pm PST
textNew Revelations Must Stop Concord NWS Negotiations by Pine
The negotiations between the city of Concord and the developers that comprise Concord First Partners should be stopped. New revelations brought forth by reporter Dan Borenstein reveal legal entanglements regarding Albert Seeno the 3rd. The fiscal and organizational stability of Seeno's Discovery Builders is in question....
Posted: Thu, Jan 5, 2023 9:56pm PST
textCEL Offices Attacked in Solidarity with the Atlanta Weelaunee Forest by Some Bay Anarchists
CEL is owned by Atlas Technical Consultants and is involved in the proposed Cop City project in Atlanta's Weelaunee Forest. Their offices were attacked as part of a battle over whats left of the living world....
Posted: Fri, Dec 16, 2022 4:49pm PST
textWar in Ukraine. Nato taboos fall by R Bathon, H Neuber, P Fess & R Streck
This military-scientific glorification of a war that has long been hopeless for both sides, which is also supported by some media, leads to the postulation of the prospect of victory against one's better judgment. What is meant, however, is more likely a victorious peace. A peace that can only lead to new wars that will possibly be even more catastrophic....
Posted: Fri, Dec 16, 2022 12:00pm PST
textSF Wells Fargo Attacked In Solidarity With Atlanta Forest Defenders by anarchists
Five windows and an ATM were smashed at the Wells Fargo at 24th Ave and Irving St in retribution for the arrest of five Atlanta forest defenders on bullshit "domestic terrorism" charges....
Posted: Thu, Dec 15, 2022 12:13am PST
textMake an American dream possible in Ukraine: The case for renewable energy democracy by Igor Tregub
While the war on Ukraine, to those who don’t have ties there, may seem like an endless conflict raging thousands of miles away from our home, what we do as Californians to choose our energy supply has a deep impact on bringing this nightmare - which every night keeps me awake and scared for the safety of my loved ones - to an end. We owe it to our shared humanity to act decisively today. We can and must choose people over profit....
Posted: Tue, Dec 13, 2022 1:32pm PST
textInaugural EOPA CA Climate Emergency & Energy Security Summit focused on offshore wind by Ramon du Houx
The Summit focused on the urgency for affordable clean energy security for all Californians – and highlighted energy solutions including scaling up offshore wind power. EOPA CA also supported Governor Newsom’s windfall profits cap on oil companies that are price gouging Californians at the pump...
Posted: Tue, Dec 6, 2022 4:10pm PST
textBad Deal: Seeno's and Tagami's Newest Proposal for Concord by LOL
The latest term sheet proposal by the Concord First (yes, really that's their name) Partners is a bad deal for Concord. Not only is it more of the same sprawl that fails at addressing climate challenges, the proposal reinforces the widening economic disparity in the region....
Posted: Sat, Dec 3, 2022 1:01pm PST
textThe Befouling of Point Reyes National Seashore by Peter Byrne
Author Peter Byrne exposes an environmental cover-up at Point Reyes National Seashore...
Posted: Fri, Nov 25, 2022 11:26pm PST
textUN Climate Conference Agrees on Fund to Address Climate Change Impacts in Developing Count by Anjoulie Woodhead
COP27 Agreement Asserts Climate Change Results in High Debts and Development Failures...
Posted: Fri, Nov 25, 2022 9:57am PST
textLA City Councilmember Koretz's Last Call For Aggressive Climate Action by Ramon du Houx
Koretz introduced three pieces of aggressive climate legislation: one aimed to ban the sale of new gas cars in stages, beginning in 2028 with the most expensive vehicles to fully implement by 2030; one to create a significant greenhouse gas emissions fee for private jets landing at Los Angeles airports; and one aimed to use the truth of the dangers posed to LAX and Silicon Beach by the SoCalGas Playa Vista Natural Gas Storage facility to shut it down...
Posted: Wed, Nov 23, 2022 3:51pm PST
textCOP27: Militarism Fuels the Climate Crisis by Cynthia Papermaster
CODEPINK will join hundreds of high school students from all over the Bay Area, led by the group Youth Vs. Apocalypse (YVA), for a COP27 Climate Strike march with the theme “Militarism and Climate”....
Posted: Mon, Nov 7, 2022 10:32pm PST
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