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October 2016

Event Start DateEvent
10/06/2016 Carbon Pricing: Climate Game Changer

Thursday, Oct. 6, 6:30 refreshments & 7:00-9:00 program

Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Hall
1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org

Join us for an evening with Citizens Climate Lobby members, Amy Gorman and Harry Chomsky for a presentation and discussion on CCLs legislative proposal for a comprehensive and effective solution to the climate crisis. Learn about tools on how to pass climate change legislation. CCL is a national organization that is committed to creating the political will for a sustainable planet.
The presentation will include a specific nonpartisan proposal for pricing carbon emissions. CCL has an active chapter in Alameda County and will be talking about progress made locally toward garnering support for their proposed legislation. This includes recent unanimous passage by the Berkeley and Albany City Councils of resolutions supporting a fully rebated fee on all carbon emissions (differing from cap and trade plans) at the national level. Bring an earth-friendly snack or refreshment to share at 6:30 pm if you would like to.

For info: www.transitionberkeley.com or email: info@transitionberkeley.com

Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Ctee, Transition Berkeley, and the Citizens Climate Lobby
Suggested donation $5-$20. No one turned away.
Wheelchair accessible.

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November 2016

Event Start DateEvent
11/02/2016 Date: November 2-4, 2016

Location: Vancouver, BC

Contact: events@ecodistricts.org

Headline: 2016 EcoDistricts District Energy+Water Academy

Description: Join EcoDistricts, the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability and ReShape Strategies for the District Energy+Water Academy, November 2-4, 2016 in Vancouver, BC. This executive-level, team-oriented intensive puts leaders in front of compelling case studies, expert-led skills sessions and project tours to expand perspectives on successful district-scale project ownership and financing models, feasibility, public policy, and marketability, arming you with a roadmap to accelerate project success. Well showcase Vancouver, BCs unique sustainable development lab through district energy and water project tours and spotlights. Space for this 3-day intensive is limited.

"Cost (all USD):
General = $1,045.00 USD per person
Group (3 or more) = $790.00 per person
Non-profit/Govt. = $940.00 per person"

Link: http://www.dewa.ecodistricts.org/
11/06/2016 Fourth Annual Vegan Mac Down

Sunday, November 6, 2016
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Omni Commons: 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA 94609

Our most popular event is back! Join Oakland Veg and FFAC for the fourth annual Vegan Mac Down mac n' cheese cook-off!

Attendees get to sample all the entries and vote for their fave, and also check out fantastic local vendors.

Tickets are available online here: http://www.ffacoalition.org/fourth_vegan_macdown

$10 in advance and $15 at the door--and definitely going to sell out, so get your tickets early!


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