On the evening of March 22nd, over 100 people convened in downtown Santa Rosa to support the launch of the Clean Cars Campaign. The Center for Climate Protection (CCP) is mobilizing supporters and organizations throughout the state to support landmark legislation from Assemblymember Ting (D – San Francisco). His bill would allow only new zero-emissions […]
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About Jock Gilchrist
Jock worked in community health, substance abuse education, and life coaching before moving into the climate field. Previously, he started and ran a fossil fuel divestment campaign on his college campus and was a regional recruiter with 350.org for the Power Shift climate activist conference. When he’s not working, he likes to trail run, play guitar at open mics, and read about psychology.
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On January 3rd, Assemblyman Phil Ting of San Francisco introduced AB1745, a bill that would allow the only new vehicles to register in California in 2040 and beyond to be Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEVs). Since transportation contributes 39% of California’s greenhouse gas emissions – the largest of any sector – bringing that number down to […]
“Terrible.” “Seismic. “An experience out of this world.” “Catastrophic.” “Like a movie I never want to see.” These are the words and phrases used by inhabitants of Caribbean islands as Hurricane Irma tore through the region last week. By this time, Irma had already broken the record for strongest sustained winds, howling at 185mph for […]