The Climate Corps 2018 Apprenticeship Application is Live!

CASM Climate Corps Apprenticeship 2018 — Apply Now! “Exercising my ‘reasoned judgment,’ I have no doubt that the right to a climate system capable of sustaining human life is fundamental to a free and ordered society.” —U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken, Juliana v. U.S. (Our Children’s Trust Climate Lawsuit) Climate Action Santa Monica invites high … Continue reading The Climate Corps 2018 Apprenticeship Application is Live!

Sierras lost water weight, grew taller during drought

Reposted from NASA, By Carol Rasmussen, NASA's Earth Science News Team Loss of water from the rocks of California's Sierra Nevada caused the mountain range to rise nearly an inch (24 millimeters) in height during the drought years from October 2011 to October 2015, a new NASA study finds. In the two following years of more … Continue reading Sierras lost water weight, grew taller during drought

China is methodically building the world’s most ambitious carbon market

Reposted from Vox, By David Roberts@drvoxdavid@vox.com  Updated Dec 27, 2017, 9:44am EST On December 19, China officially announced that it would create the world’s largest carbon trading system, meant to help the country meet its ambitious climate change and clean energy targets. (The country wants to get 20 percent of its energy from renewables, and peak its emissions, by 2030.) It can … Continue reading China is methodically building the world’s most ambitious carbon market

Climate Change Has Come for Los Angeles

Reposted from the New York Magazine, By David Wallace-Wells The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is meant to be, in Southern California, the start of rainy season. Not this year. The Thomas Fire, the worst of those roiling the region this last week, grew 50,000 acres on Sunday alone; it has now burnt 270 square miles and forced … Continue reading Climate Change Has Come for Los Angeles

This Sunday! Hear the holy words of Environmental Sustainability!

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!

Join Professor William Selby on a Natural History of Santa Monica Bay Bike Ride

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