Securing a Climate Safe Tomorrow Through Leadership and Responsibility Garrett Wong leads the Climate and Energy Programs for the City of Santa Monica. As the primary author of the City's first Climate Action Plan adopted in 2013, Garrett is responsible for implementing, monitoring and reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions within City operations and … Continue reading This Sunday! Hear the holy words of Environmental Sustainability!
The bike hike will be lead by William Selby. In about three hours, we will explore from the Santa Monica Pier to the end of the beach bike path just past Temescal and then return to the pier. You must be capable of safely riding your bicycle along the beach path. Take advantage of this opportunity to … Continue reading Join Professor William Selby on a Natural History of Santa Monica Bay Bike Ride
All who wish to be part of the CASM Women's March Posse, meet the CASM folks at the Fourth Street EXPO Station at 7:30 AM on January 21, and we'll go to Pershing Square on the train together! Protecting Mother Earth and taking care of each other are being tested in 2017. Following 2016, the second … Continue reading Call To Action! Join CASM on Jan 21, Women’s March LA
The planet and the political environment move closer to a boiling point as 2016 comes to a close. As the Earth's temperature has increased to record highs, the U.S. elections reflect an intensity that upturned expectations, resulting in a President-Elect who has dangerously claimed that climate change is a "hoax." In these times, to confront climate change, cities will continue assuming … Continue reading As 2016 Heats Up, Climate Action Santa Monica’s Mission is Energizing!
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As CASM 's mission is to help everyone playing their role in helping Santa Monica in becoming carbon-neutral with community resiliency, it is important that the City hired its first Chief Resilience Officer earlier this year. Each of us can share what we need to thrive in the wake of climate change. Share your ideas for Santa … Continue reading Santa Monica is Strengthening its Resiliency
This week the World Meteorological Organization published its annual report, the State of Global Climate. While the climate news is challenging, the president has cut climate rules and released a budget proposal that would slash the EPA's funds for safeguarding the environment and public health. Tell our senators and congressmen and officials to make sure the EPA has the money to do good … Continue reading Call the Feds! As the State of the Global Climate Worsens, U.S. Climate Rules and EPA Budget are Slashed!
On Saturday, April 29, "We, the People" are showing how far we will go to make sure that climate change is taken seriously. All of us can be a part of a mighty Los Angeles mobilization. Mark your calendars! Stay tuned for more information! Tell us what you can do to help: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Environmental Protection Agency budget and work are vulnerable because of the new administration, but a range of state leaders, including CA Attorney General Xavier Beccera, are set to challenge EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt with lawsuits to keep him from ending essential climate change efforts or other environmental and public health commitments. Keep the pressure on the House and … Continue reading States are Ready to Sue Scott Pruitt to Protect EPA Budget!
Earth's biodiversity is the essence of ecological vitality. So, too, is human diversity crucial for cultural, societal and democratic health. That understanding was affirmed on Tuesday, 2/28, as the Santa Monica City Council unanimously adopted a Resolution Embracing Diversity, which clarifies the City's role in enforcing federal immigration law. Mayor Ted Winterer's community letter asserts, "Santa Monica has a rich history … Continue reading Biodiversity Includes Cultural Diversity: Santa Monica City Council Adopts Diversity Resolution and Clarifies the City’s Role in Enforcing Federal Immigration Law