When it comes to reducing fossil fuel use and accelerating the transition towards renewable energy, mayors, governors, councils and city bosses have as much opportunity for real climate leadership as national governments – and more direct influence.
Local actions are building across the USA — but much more is needed in the face of a worsening climate and federal inaction. That’s why our movement is building toward a global day of action on September 8. Are you in?
350 Humboldt just passed a 100% renewable energy resolution in Eureka, CA, and are on their way to do the same in other cities in Humboldt County. Mary Sanger reflects on the challenges of this campaign and the lessons for others doing similar work in their own cities and towns.
The Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) launched on May 14, 2018 for 40 days of action for moral revival. 350.org endorsed PPC, and Executive Director May Boeve was arrested partaking in nonviolent direct action with the launch.
The following is written by Natalia Cardona, Justice and Equity Manager with 350.org.
After four years of grassroots campaigning, a broad coalition of activists, environmental organizations and community members succeeded in passing an ordnance to ban new crude oil terminals. This is the story of how people from all walks of life came together for the common good of their city.
Norman Frasier, a lifelong resident of Brooklyn and a member of New York Communities for Change, talks about the lingering impact of Superstorm Sandy on his community and why he wants NY Gov. Cuomo to take action for a Fossil Free world.