Tag: SoCal Climate Action Coalition

Vision LA Fest, SoCal 350 Climate Action, Los Angeles arts
Climate, Politics and Advocacy, Urban Art

Vision LA Climate Action Arts Fest: The Road Through Paris

Los Angeles comes alive this November and December, sponsored by SoCal 350 Climate Action, in calling for global climate agreements at the upcoming UN conference in Paris. This includes the Global Climate March (Nov 29) at L.A. City Hall, the Vision L.A. Climate Action Arts Festival (Nov 30 to Dec 11), the California Nurses Association Climate Convergence (Dec 3) at Pershing Square and Building Blocks Against Climate Change (Dec 12) along Wilshire Blvd.

crude by rail, Los Angeles, Stop Oil Trains Week of Action
Environmental Issues, Tar Sands

Hundreds Rally in Los Angeles to Stop Oil Trains

On July 11, Los Angeles joined communities across North America to call for a halt to shipping volatile and toxic crude oil via unsafe rail cars, which has caused numerous derailment explosions during the last six years as the practice has increased 4,000%. In particular, activists call for the City of L.A. to protect their communities and $1.3 billion river revitalization by opposing a crude by rail expansion in San Luis Obispo.

Stop Oil Trains, California
Energy, Politics and Advocacy, Tar Sands

Los Angeles: Stop Oil Trains Day of Action – July 11

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The time for action against oil trains is now! On Saturday, July 11, SoCal 350 Climate Action and its regional partners rallied at L.A.’s Union Station and held a teach-in in front of Olvera Street, calling for an end to bringing exploding bomb trains loaded with tar sands and other volatile crude oils into our communities.

Governor Jerry Brown, Oakland, California, Fracking
Climate, Politics and Advocacy

Gov. Brown: March for Real Climate Leadership on Feb 7th

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Join SoCal 350 Climate Action Coalition and Californians from across the state gathering Feb 7 in Oakland — Governor Brown’s hometown — to demand real climate leadership in the face of the impending climate crisis and ongoing drought, with an unconventional oil boom that includes fracking, oil trains, and expanded refinery capacity.