California Grid Sets Record with 80% Renewable Power

California Grid Sets Record with 80% Renewable Power

The 464 kilowatt Park Villas project near San Diego is the largest Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing project in California. It will generate 775,000 KW hours of electricity annually, enough to power the housing units and property common areas. The Golden State has...
By 2020, Chinese Coal Plants More Efficient Than in US

By 2020, Chinese Coal Plants More Efficient Than in US

A new report indicates that China’s efforts to tackle coal are comprehensive and ambitious.  Because intense air pollution in major cities has impacted public health and the willingness of highly skilled workers to live there, the government has had strong incentives...
Marin People’s Climate Event Calls for Action

Marin People’s Climate Event Calls for Action

Saturday, April 29th, in Washington DC, in Marin, Santa Rosa, Sonoma, in Oakland, and over 370 other locations around the country and the world, citizens stood up en mass as part of the People’s Climate Mobilization to assert the reality and severity of the...
Corte Madera and Larkspur Go Deep Green

Corte Madera and Larkspur Go Deep Green

In more successes spearheaded by 350Marin and its environmental allies in Marin, on April 17th and April 19th, the cities of Corte Madera and Larkspur respectively became the 5th and 6th City or Town in Marin to choose “Deep Green” 100% Renewable energy...
Climate Control Plan Adopted by Bay Area

Climate Control Plan Adopted by Bay Area

On April 19th, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District approved a blueprint to reduce greenhouse gases, smog and soot in the next three decades. 350Marin, 350 Bay Area and their allies have been pushing for such a plan for over three years.  The...
State Backs Bay Area Emission Caps

State Backs Bay Area Emission Caps

In what may signal a significant shift in the regional political power struggle to put absolute emission caps on Bay Area oil refinery emissions including greenhouse gases, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced it supports a proposal by local...