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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The event is organized by the Ocean Park Association (OPA) and will showcase close to 1,500 people from all areas of the city. This year OPA received almost 100 requests to march in the parade from applicants wishing to join a tradition that has grown to include marching bands and floats representing schools, local organizations, … Continue reading Meet the Climate Corps at this year’s 4th of July Parade!
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June 6, 2017 Dear neighbors, friends, and allies, Last week, the world witnessed a decision that may have dire consequences to the future of our planet and harm the credibility of our federal government and citizens. President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement sent a shockwave through international governments, … Continue reading A Letter to Our Community
Composting is Nature's recycling process that creates rich organic matter in the form of humus, which is the basis of healthy soil, where carbon is put to work. Kiss the Ground Foundation now tells The Compost Story. It is a powerful sequel to The Soil Story. Together, the dual accounts relate a good way to see Nature and … Continue reading The Compost Story Tells how We All can help Keep Carbon at Work in the Soil!
Sat, June, 3, 9 - 12, join us on the Santa Monica beach for "Shrinking Shores" in anticipation of World's Ocean Day. Explore climate change impacts and solutions on Santa Monica's beaches. The City of Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability and the Environment and Sustainable Works are working with the State Coastal Conservancy and coastal communities across California to educate … Continue reading Saturday June 3, Sea-Rise Means that We Rise!
The news is that the president intends to pull the U.S. out of our Paris Climate Agreement. We, the People, will not stand for it! We stand with those who are taking the lead, such as CA Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and CA Sen. Ben Allen and others, who are working today to advance CA SB … Continue reading CLIMATE ACTION HOT ALERT- Demand that the Feds. Listen: We the People, will Keep the Paris Climate Agreement!
The CASM Climate Corps 2017 members carry forth Climate Action Santa Monica's mission by engaging the community for people to understand the climate and the environmental impact of their everyday choices. The Climate Corps will learn how individuals, families and neighbors contribute to Santa Monica's sustainability and share resources that can assist everyone in reducing … Continue reading We are hiring environmentally savvy high school and college students! The CASM Climate Corps 2017 applications are live!