Monday, January 19—Groundswell Rising: Protecting our Children's Air and Water. 2–4 pm at the UUSS Campus, 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento. This film goes far beyond the subject of fracking. It's a compelling and optimistic documentary about civil rights, the growing movement to defend our communities from industrial harm and health pollutants, and tenacious people deeply committed to preserving the planet. After the film, Director Renard Cohen and Producer Mark Lichty will lead a discussion. Free, donations accepted. Sponsored by Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento and United Nations Association of Sacramento. http://www.groundswellrising.com
Tuesday, January 27—"Half the Oil: Fueling a Clean Transportation Future" with speaker Jason Barbose, Union of Concerned Scientists. 7 pm, Sierra 2 Community Center, 2791 24th St. How can smart choices today move us to a clean transportation future? And which companies are most responsible for carbon emissions? Learn about solutions to our community's biggest carbon emission sector: transportation. Free (donations welcome). Sponsored by 350 Sacramento.
Saturday, February 7—March for Real Climate Leadership: Our Water, Our Health, Our California. 11:30 am at 14th & Broadway, Oakland. March to call on Governor Brown to protect all Californians from dangerous oil activities, like fracking, that worsen climate change and seriously endanger the health of our communities. http://marchforclimateleadership.org/
Tuesday, February 10—Book Group to discuss This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein. 6–8 pm at Sol Collective, 2574 21St St. Come and discuss the book that the New York Times Book Review calls "The most momentous and contentious environmental book since Silent Spring" and author Arundhati Roy says "… has changed the terms of the debate." Sponsored by 350 Sacramento.
There is a place for every person and every interest in this effort to slow and stop climate change. Please get involved as you can--we need your skills and passions. We also welcome your donations, which are always used wisely: donate online at http://www.350sacramento.org or send checks to 350 Sacramento, PO Box 161677, Sacramento, CA 95816.