ICLEI Press Release: 414 Cities Report Raft of Inspiring Climate Actions

Look­ing for inspi­ra­tion when tack­ling cli­mate change? Take a look at what Cities do…. Cities and towns of diverse sizes and eco­nom­ic stand­ings are reg­is­ter­ing more cli­mate com­mit­ments, actions and per­for­mance – and are gen­er­al­ly more ambi­tious than their nation­al gov­ern­ments. In its Novem­ber 2013 report, the car­bonn Cities Cli­mate Reg­istry (cCCR) announced that 414 […]

Climate Change Science Poised to Enter Nation’s Classrooms

New stan­dards rec­om­mend teach­ing man-made glob­al warm­ing in all sci­ence class­es. Some text­book pub­lish­ers to incor­po­rate cur­ricu­lum imme­di­ate­ly. [The Next Gen­er­a­tion Sci­ence Stan­dards, writ­ten with 26 states and set to be released this month, rec­om­mend teach­ing the sci­en­tif­ic con­sen­sus of human-caused cli­mate change in all sci­ence class­es. The nation’s largest edu­ca­tion pub­lish­ers are already study­ing […]

United Nations – Agenda 21 – Sustainable Development and the Regional One Bay Area Plan

Over the past few years I and many oth­ers in the Bay Area have been fight­ing against a plan that will social­ly re-engi­neer our lives referred to as the One Bay Area Plan. It will trans­form the lives of over 9 mil­lion peo­ple and towns in 9 coun­ties over the next 25 to 30 years […]

C40 Cities Chair Michael Bloomberg Leads the World’s Megacities Down Agenda 21 Path

Take a look at how New York City May­or Bloomberg is the lead play­er in this mas­sive Agen­da 21 pro­gram, C40 Cities. [Bloomberg video is mid­way down C40Cities.org home­page]

How MTC sneaked Vehicle Miles Traveled tax into One Bay Area Plan

The Con­tra Cos­ta Times edi­to­r­i­al of July 18 “Car tax idea is out of the box: Put it back!” expressed shock and out­rage about “… the cre­ative audac­i­ty of Bay Area lead­ers propos­ing a per-mile tax on dri­ving, maybe as ear­ly as next year, using — wait for it — a GPS-like track­er!” But what […]

ICLEI Members Admit Bait and Switch to Boost Climate Agenda

Rio+20: ICLEI Mem­bers Admit “Bait and Switch” to Boost Cli­mate Agen­da June 18, 2012 Belo Hor­i­zonte, Brazil. To advance pub­lic action on glob­al warm­ing, par­tic­i­pants attend­ing the ICLEI World Con­gress admit­ted today that they are delib­er­ate­ly employ­ing new ter­mi­nol­o­gy to mis­di­rect oppo­nents and gain accep­tance of their efforts to reduce ener­gy use and green­house gas­es. […]

Jim Patterson and the California Valley Solar Ranch

OPINION (San Luis Obis­po Coun­ty) CalCoastNews.com Fifth Dis­trict Super­vi­sor Jim Pat­ter­son has dis­trib­uted a cam­paign brochure tout­ing the fact that he “has led the effort” to approve two solar ener­gy projects and “pro­vide near­ly 400 skilled work­er posi­tions” at the Cal­i­for­nia Val­ley Solar Ranch (CVSR). Since Mr. Pat­ter­son evi­dent­ly con­sid­ers this the major achieve­ment of […]