Sonoma County Emissions Down in 2011

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Have Fallen 14% in Three Years Santa Rosa – Sonoma County greenhouse gas emissions totaled 3.8 million tons in 2011, according to a new report by the Climate Protection Campaign. This marks a reduction of 170,000 tons from the previous year and 600,000 tons from the county’s high mark in 2008. “We might actually […]

County Advances Proposal for Sonoma Clean Power

Water Board Directs Staff to Develop Detailed Plans and Establish Partnerships For Immediate Release:                         Contact: Woody Hastings, Climate Protection Campaign April 10, 2010, 12:00 noon                                   707-525-1665, ext. 117 Santa Rosa, CA—Today the Sonoma County Water Agency Board voted unanimously to move forward on six fronts with the prospective local electricity provider known as Sonoma […]

Congressman Mike Thompson Kicks Off WeGo Sonoma

Real-time Ridesharing Coming to Sonoma County Santa Rosa, CA – Congresman Mike Thompson took the inaugural ride today of an innovative carpooling technique known as “real-time ride-sharing.” The ride marked the kick-off by the Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA) of WeGo Sonoma, a program that will be launched for the public later this month. The […]

Meet our new staff! Alex Dolginow (ag, forestry and adaptation) and Lisa Murgatroyd (Real-time Ridesharing)

We are pleased to announce two new staff members, Lisa Murgatroyd and Alex Dolginow. Alex Dolginow is the Implementation Manager for the agriculture, forestry, open space and adaptation sector. Alex is a Harvard Fellow who recently graduated with a B.A. in neurobiology with additional coursework in environmental science and public policy, ecology and land use […]

Request for Proposals: Real-time Ridesharing Software

We’re excited to announce the next step in our real-time ridesharing pilot. The Sonoma Country Transportation Authority is inviting proposals to provide and customize real-time ridesharing software for the pilot. Here’s the formal letter, along with the full pdf: NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS REAL-TIME RIDESHARING PILOT PROGRAM Providing and Customizing Real-time Ridesharing Software The […]

Check out this new video about the Climate Protection Campaign and our work

Climate change is here. Solutions exist, and the Climate Protection Campaign is developing them. Ann Hancock, Executive Director, and Lawrence Jaffe, President of the Board, present the work of the Climate Protection Campaign, based in Sonoma County, to create powerful solutions that communities around the world can use. The Climate Protection Campaign works to inspire, […]

Using Incentives, Analy Students Achieve 21% Reduction in Single Passenger Commutes

Using Incentives, Analy Students Achieve 21% Reduction in Single Passenger Commutes The AP Statistics class at Analy High School participated in a year-long project with the Climate Protection Campaign’s Cool Schools program to understand the greenhouse gas impact of student drivers at their school. For three weeks this spring the class developed an initiative to […]

In Memorium: Joel Woodhull

In Memorium: Joel Woodhull A personal note from Ann: I loved Joel for his brilliant mind, generous spirit, and devotion to making the world a better place. I also loved that although quiet and a bit shy, he was always very present, engaged, and responsive. He willingly contributed time and expertise to the Campaign. He […]

State Panel Recommends Dividends to Help Consumers

State Panel Recommends Dividends to Help Consumers A key committee working on implementing California’s Global Warming Solution’s Act, AB32, issued a report last week that recommends “Cap & Dividend,” a policy to return revenues from the auction of permits to consumers as dividends. Billions of dollars are at stake as rules are created for a […]

Climate Protection Campaign Aids Sonoma Municipalities with Energy Efficiency

Climate Protection Campaign Aids Sonoma Municipalities with Energy Efficiency Sonoma’s quest to become more energy efficient just got a boost. The county will be one of six California communities participating in a new, year long initiative. Navigant Consulting, Inc., (NCI) head of the initiative, chose Sonoma County for the pilot program largely because of the […]