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Web Volunteers Needed!

350 Contra Costa Action is looking for two web volunteers. The first, a back-end developer who can assist with the gritty issues; the second, a a volunteer to update pages and do blog posts. Details inside.

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The Heat Is On–We Must Act Now

Climate advocacy takes time and energy. But when our house is on fire, we do whatever it takes to quell the flames. Let’s work together today so our children can have a livable home tomorrow.

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Public Transit Funding in Cal Budget!

Good news! In our June newsletter, we asked you to call Governor Newsom’s office and request that he support the legislature’s budget calling for public transit systems funding. On July 30, the governor announced that he and the legislature had “reached an agreement that provides $5.1 billion in emergency relief to support statewide public transit systems and their workers.”

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Update from Sacramento

Good news! During the Legislature’s floor session, May 30th – June 2nd, many important climate bills passed their “first house”—the Senate or Assembly—and are now making their way through committees in their second house. Among these, two Senate bills aiming to shed light on corporations’ carbon emissions and climate-related financial risks.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Big Picture

Transportation accounts for about 40 percent of all GHG emission in California. Industrial activity and buildings—our homes and everything else–together make up another 45 percent. We have the solutions. We CAN stop burning fossil fuels now.

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