Antarctic Melting Faster Than Expected

Antarctic Melting Faster Than Expected

Nansen waterfall in Antarctica From Huffington Post:   ‘The Antarctic ice sheet is melting at a faster rate than at any previously recorded time, according to a comprehensive new study. The planet’s largest ice sheet is now losing more than 240 billion tons...
350Marin Joins #ShutDownChase Action

350Marin Joins #ShutDownChase Action

350Marin, its allies and supporters join the national#ShutDownChase action on Monday, May 7th, inspiring the Chase branch at 4th and C St. in San Rafael to lock its doors.  Photo: Andrea Taylor 350Marin and its allies are proud to...
California Says No to Trump Offshore Oil

California Says No to Trump Offshore Oil

Oil seeps around Platform Holly, just off the coast near UC Santa Barbara. It’s been inactive since its 2015 pipeline rupture, after which its owner Venoco went bankrupt. Now the state must remove the platform. From Huffington Post: ‘The California State...
Louisiana Prepares to Evacuate Its Coastal Floodplain

Louisiana Prepares to Evacuate Its Coastal Floodplain

Storm surge on a Louisiana highway shows the effects of rising sea levels. Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration From Bloomberg: ‘Louisiana is finalizing a plan to move thousands of people from areas threatened by the rising Gulf of Mexico,...
MCE Celebrates Marin’s First for California

MCE Celebrates Marin’s First for California

From the MCE Clean Energy’s press release dated December 19th: This fall, Marin became the first county in the state to have 100% renewable electricity for all of its county, town, and city municipal accounts. Together, all 12 municipalities have eliminated an...
World Bank Is Ending Fossil Fuel Funding

World Bank Is Ending Fossil Fuel Funding

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim speaks at the One Planet meeting in Paris Dec. 12th as World Bank announces an end to fossil fuel funding. From the Ecowatch article on the announcement: “In effort to bolster a global shift to clean energy, the World...