Jason Barbose, excellent speaker from the Union of Concerned Scientists, will talk about “Half the Oil: Fueling a Clean Transportation Future” and also call out the companies most responsible for blocking progress. Transportation is the biggest source of carbon emissions in the Sacramento region; addressing that problem is part of the 350 Sac Action Plan. 7 pm at Sierra 2, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. Free (donations welcome). Sponsored by 350 Sacramento.
Wednesday, Jan 28
Join Naomi Klein at 10 am for an online discussion to prepare for Global Divestment Day (Feb 13 & 14). Register at http://act.350.org/signup/gdd_workshop_naomi_klein/?rd=1&t=2&referring_akid=5951.492526.ekgFb0. Sponsored by 350.org.
Wednesday, Jan 28
Capitol Press Conference at 11 am at the north steps of the Capitol. The California Crossroads Tour is coming to deliver messages from across California calling for Governor Brown to be a real climate leader. They're looking for people to come for an hour, hear from inspiring speakers, and meet others. Sponsored by 350.org.
Saturday, Feb 7
March for [Real] Climate Leadership: Our Water, Our Health, Our CaliforniaMarch 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/.
Three buses are going to the Oakland march (14th & Broadway) from Sacramento and Davis. The buses will leave Sac at 7:45 am from 717 K St (by the ice skating rink) and then stop in Davis at 8:30 at the Mace Park-N-Ride lot on the way to Oakland. Return about 8 pm. Seats are still available—get your bus ticket for $15 (full price) or $3 (discount) at https://www.eventjoy.com/e/bus-to-oakland-climate-march-sac--davis-825128. Sponsored by a broad coalition of groups across California (list at http://marchforclimateleadership.org/partners/).
Tuesday, Feb 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.
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