The day before Halloween, as fires and blackouts were plaguing the state, a small group from Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Feinstein’s field representative Abby Ellis (and, for part of the meeting, with state director Jim Lazarus, who had to leave early to deal with the ongoing crises). We asked Sen. Feinstein to be … Continue reading October 2019 Visit with Sen. Feinstein staff
As Democrats are considering incorporating the Green New Deal (GND) into 2019's congressional agenda (see our previous blog post for more on this proposal), a new poll shows strong bipartisan support for the idea of transforming the economy through fighting climate change. Despite the Green New Deal's popularity, however, the House of Representative's plan for … Continue reading Keep the Pressure on for a Green New Deal
By Nancy Latham On Saturday, September 9, over 900 Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice rallies were held worldwide. Indivisible East Bay represented at the San Francisco rally, with some 30,000 (that's the reported, but unconfirmed, number) others on a gorgeous day, starting with two minutes of silence and connection with the earth. There were songs … Continue reading Rising for Climate, Jobs, and Justice
Top reasons why you should care POTUS wants to open up the Arctic and both Atlantic and Pacific coasts to oil & gas exploration and drilling. The potential damage to our marine habitats, shorelines, and coastal communities is incalculable. Below are the most pertinent issues to mention in your comment to Secretary Zinke. 1. After … Continue reading Docket BOEM-2017-0050 Additional Info
We have an opportunity to work with a legislator who is not used to working with the grassroots but is open to our input, our help, and our support for pushing the environmental needle left. So let’s keep showing up!
The California Assembly is set to vote this Thursday, July 13, on a pair of bills which would determine our state’s ability to control greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.
By Leslie Price While hundreds of thousands of excited fans gathered in Oakland on June 15 for the Warriors' victory parade, nine dedicated folks from Indivisible East Bay and other local groups met with Senator Dianne Feinstein's State Director Sean Elsbernd and Field Representative Abby Ellis. Both were open, gracious, and genuinely impressed that we … Continue reading Feinstein Beats Warriors!
Please thank our California leaders who have committed to upholding the terms of the Paris Agreement on state and local levels.
A new carbon pricing bill, SB775, is moving through the CA state senate. If you live in the 7th or 9th Senate Districts, urge Sen. Steve Glazer and Sen. Nancy Skinner to support the bill. If you're in the 10th Senate district, then you can rest easy. Your Senator, Bob Wieckowski, was one of the … Continue reading Support SB 775, Carbon Pricing Bill