Get some rest while you can…2015 promises to be a wild year. Things are heating up and speeding up: 350 Sacramento is ready to take off with great new plans and ideas, people are waking up to the threat of climate change, Paris 2015 is happening in November, and we're going to have a new Congress. Make a New Year's resolution to get involved in climate action--there's lots to be done, something for every interest.
Survey: If you haven't yet filled out the Upping the Game Survey, there is still time. It's brief and will help us focus our activities for 2015. Please take a few minutes to respond.
Please Donate: There are many worthy organizations vying for your end-of-the-year donations--we are one of them. Please keep 350 Sacramento in mind to help us Up the Game on climate change in Sacramento in 2015. Go to the homepage to donate online, or send a check to 350 Sacramento, PO Box 161677, Sacramento, CA 95816. Your donation is tax-deductible.
SAVE THE DATES:
January 27, Jason Barbose, Western State Organizer for Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) will be in Sacramento to report on UCS research to identify the principle contributors to climate change, and the path forward to create a new low- or no-carbon economy. Location TBD.
January--Book group to discuss Naomi Klein's This Changes Everything. Read it over the holidays; we'll announce a discussion date soon. And don't miss Naomi Klein's new article Why #BlackLivesMatter Should Transform the Climate Debate. The connections between #BlackLivesMatter and the climate movement are laid out clearly--it's a must-read.
February 13, 2015—World Divestment Day. 350 Sacramento is part of a statewide coalition that advocates for public sector institutional investors in CA to get out of fossil fuels. This effort currently focuses on the large public pension funds, CalPERS and CalSTRS, as well as large and small cities. The coalition is building a resource hub at http://www.fossilfreeca.org/.
Wishing you all the best over the holidays and a happy, transformative new year. Thank you for all you do.