Reposted from ClimateActionProgramme.org The first North American Climate Summit took place on 5 December in Chicago, with more than 40 US mayors in attendance. Barack Obama delivered the keynote address where he said: “The work is up to each of us – wherever we have some impact, wherever we have some influence. That’s why America’s … Continue reading Barack Obama applauds US cities and states at the first North American Climate Summit
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!
From Climate Action Santa Monica Advisor and SMMUSD Science Instructor Benjamin Kay: We are pushing for greater sustainability within SMMUSD. We need our schools and students to become more environmentally, economically, and socially aware and responsible. Thursday, May 18, 6:30pm to 8:30pm Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District 1651 16th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404 Our … Continue reading Local Climate Action Alert: Santa Monica-Malibu School District Stakeholders, Families, Neighbors, Friends, Sustainability Stakeholders, We Need You!
Thanks to our friends at Santa Monica SPOKE, we know that at the May 9th meeting the City Council will hear from staff and the public on the City's efforts on pedestrian and biking safety programs, infrastructure improvements and implementation on Vision Zero. Here is the Staff Report on Vision Zero, Bike Action Plan, and Pedestrian Action Plan Implementation. Will you … Continue reading Local Climate Action Alert: Today and Tu., May 9, Tell Santa Monica Council that We Need to be Safe as We Walk & Bike!