Welcome to 350Marin - Climate Change Advocacy in Marin


If you couldn't make it to our "Inspiration from Standing Rock: Getting Active" event on Jan. 27th with Barbara Clifton Zarate, see her inspiring talk from that night on local cable channel 26 on Tues., Feb. 21st at 5:30pm, or Sun., Feb. 26th at 7pm!

Now you can see the video of our Aug. 24th event "Eating Our Future, or Feeding Our Health….the Climate Diet Connection" with Dr. Michael Klaper on your computer right HERE...

PLUS...350Marin's youth chapter, part of 350 Bay Area's BAYCA, facebook page, is a completely youth-led group, with the goal of taking action on climate change. Please contact Rose Strauss at rosey.strauss@gmail.com to join/get info or sign-up on the 350 Bay Area website HERE.

AND...Did you miss Bill McKibben and Bay Area Millenials speaking at our packed Oct. 21st event? You can watch it HERE. Also, see what Bill had to say about the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at 23:45 into the video.

Check out the new list of Marin Resources for Taking Action on Climate HERE!

Upcoming Actions You Can Do:

NOW thru nomination period Stop the Climate Denying Cabinet Appointments MORE >>

Sat., Mar. 4th Join us at Standing with Standing Rock, a Legal Defense Benefit! MORE >>

Tues., Mar. 7th Come sit in on our next 350Marin Steering Committee Meeting! MORE >>

Ongoing: Help Fight the Dakota Access Pipeline - It's Not Over Yet More info


Judge Rules for Youths in Landmark Climate Lawsuit

On April 8, Judge Thomas Coffin of the Federal District Court in Eugene, Oregon, decided in favor of 21 young plaintiffs in their landmark constitutional climate case against the federal government. The ruling denied a motion to dismiss brought by the fossil fuel industry and the Federal government.  That will send the lawsuit forward to trial on the youths' claim that the government is infringing on their life and liberty by failing to take action to curtail fossil fuel emissions. 

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Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others have called this "the most important lawsuit on the planet right now."

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Paris Climate Deal: Follow the Money

Mark Hertsgaard says "Climate change has always been about money, but the Paris agreement has a chance to change where money will flow, how quickly, and in what quantities."

If civil society and political leadership can make large enough sums shift away from fossil fuels and toward climate-friendly alternatives quickly enough, Paris could be remembered with immense gratitude by any future descendants we may have. If not…  

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Highlights: Where the Paris Climate Talks are Going

01COVERCLIMATE-COMBO-jumbo-v3.jpgWorld leaders have 12 days to agree on plans to slow global warming.

The pledges that countries have signaled they will make over the next two weeks in Paris to cut emissions will inevitably fall short of what is needed to solve the problem of climate change.

The heads of state and leaders of government departed the Paris climate talks, leaving their diplomats and negotiators to work out the details of deals for the next 10 days. But before they took off …

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What’s really at stake at the Paris climate conference now marches are banned - Naomi Klein

By banning protest at COP21, Hollande is silencing those facing the worst impacts of climate change and its monstrous violence

Whose security gets protected by any means necessary? Whose security is casually sacrificed, despite the means to do so much better? Those are the questions at the heart of the climate crisis, and the answers are the reason climate summits so often end in acrimony and tears.

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Obama rejects Keystone as short on economic benefits, long on risk to climate

President Obama announced Friday that he was rejecting the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline project because it wouldn’t serve U.S. interests, dismissing its potential economic benefits as insignificant over time as he sought to close a long-running chapter in the political fight over global warming.  Read more

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