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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Our local leaders are stepping up. California is leading in what it means not just to be a state, but to be a state of mind and a force of Nature as the Trump Administration tries to make it easier to pollute the planet and harm life! The California Air Resources Board voted unanimously on … Continue reading When the Climate Action Gets Tough . . . “We, the People” Get Going!
If you are wondering whether your calls to the elected officials can get results, you bet they can! Just read what one congressional staffer experienced in answering calls, like yours. Keep those calls and letters going. Tell your elected officials that you expect an Environmental Protection Agency budget that safeguards the environment and public health. Also, tell the … Continue reading Your Voice Matters: Keep Calling the Feds!
This is it. The battle over the future of US climate policy is officially underway. Yesterday morning Trump signed a new executive order with far reaching consequence for our environment here in Santa Monica, and for the rest of the world by undoing much of Obama's signature climate policy meant to curb green house gas … Continue reading Trump’s big new executive order to tear up Obama’s climate policies, explained:
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