There is no Planet B
Sun, May 2, 16, 23 : 10:00 - 3:00pm Planting a native plant garden, even a few pots, is a great way to maintain California biodiversity. Get inspired by East Bay gardens that showcase plants, wildlife, and low water use. https://www.bringingbackthenatives.net/
Mon, May 3: 5:00 - 6:00 pm, on Zoom. Help us plan the messaging, design selection, and painting of a 12’ diameter blank parachute. Visit https://motherearthproject.org/parachutes/ for ideas and examples. We can be the 3,608th parachute for the planet! A collaboration with Livermore Arts.
Wed, May 5: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Join the City staff and the Advisory Committee in discussing draft measures for the Climate Action Plan update. You can comment on agenda items in advance, and speak to items not on the Agenda in the Public Comment period. Visit the Draft Update at https://livermoreclimateaction.com
Thur, May 6: 4:00 - 7:30
Look for our TV-CCE Sign near the bandstand in Carnegie Park, Livermore. We will be eager to meet you and listen to your concerns about the climate crisis and solutions that you are interested in. We will have info to share, and stickers for the kids! Shop the market to support local, organic farms and vendors. Great food trucks!
Sat, May 8: 10 am Join the CCL Monthly Speaker Meeting.
Our guest this month is Andrés Jimenez, Executive Director of Green2.0, an organization dedicated to increasing the diversity of voices being heard at the table when it comes to environmental justice.
The recording will be available at https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/426?_ga=2.197942575.1438046020.1618256436-2089400949.1565803294
Sat, May 8: 11:00 - 12:00 pm
Join us to share our takeaways from the Monthly Speaker Call preceding this meeting. Join us for updates, planning, and sharing. We welcome all levels of involvement. Leave with specific actions that you can take for climate solutions.
Sat, May 8: Migratory Bird Day, 3:00 - 5:00, Bothwell Park, Bothwell Park, 2466 Eighth St., Livermore. Bring your children, grandchildren, or just yourselves to our first gathering of parents, children, and youth to share ideas, concerns, and actions around how families can be a voice for climate solutions at a community level. Learn about the resources available and help chart the course! We will honor World Migratory Bird Day with family activities. Plan to bring your (bird?) masks (and costumes!) and maintain social distance.
Wed, May 19: E-Mail Blitz to House Members
Email Rep. Eric Swalwell and ask him to cosponsor the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, H.R.2307. energyinnovationact.org. We are planning to meet with Rep Swalwell in June during CCL Lobby week, and hearing from constituents who care about climate beforehand will definitely strengthen our case! Your email represents 100s of other citizens who care about climate solutions.
Tue, May 25, 2021: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Reducing the carbon that we are putting into the atmosphere is not enough. We must also draw down and sequester hundreds of millions of metric tons of carbon. We will cover natural techniques for carbon sequestration through farming, vineyard management, ranching, and habitat restoration, as well as the prospects for a technological approach to sequestration. Presented by The Climate Center as a Climate Safe California webinar.
Sat, June 12 - Sun, June 13: 10:00 - 2:00 pm
You’ll get updates on what’s happening in Washington, D.C., from keynote speaker Adele Morris, economist at the Brooking Institution, and CCL’s government affairs team.
It Takes a Coalition
Keynote speakers Jasmine Sanders, Executive Director of Our Climate, and Jerry Taylor, President of Niskanen Center, will share what their organizations are doing this year in support of climate solutions. At our breakout sessions, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from faith groups, local leaders, businesses and more about their perspectives on the push for a price on carbon.
Grassroots action is at the heart of the push for a price on carbon. Citizens’ Climate grassroots supporters span the United States and its diverse climates and interests. Together, we’ll double down on the push for a price. You’ll be trained on actions you can take in your community, with the media, and with your member of Congress.
Sun, June 6 & 13, 10:00 - 2:00 pm
Join us on this free, 2-day, virtual tour of 12 East Bay homes! Learn what neighbors are doing with their homes to combat climate change, improve air quality, generate clean energy, and move towards a safer, healthier, greener future. Each tour segment consists of a 10-minute video tour followed by a live 10-minute Q&A with the homeowner or tenant. Extras include an induction cooking demonstration and experts talks on heat pumps, air quality, rebates, and more.