Join Bill McKibben in Oakland on May 14th
Californians understand the urgency for climate action more than most: from droughts, fires, oil spills, to deadly air pollution, California has seen the impacts of fossil fuels firsthand.
We must be leaders on climate action. We must commit to a fast and just transition to 100% renewable energy and keep fossil fuels in the ground. Our communities and the future of our planet demand action.
On Monday, May 14th, community and movement leaders will come together for an event in Oakland to discuss how California can be an example for the world and go completely fossil free.
There are toxic oil wells in LA neighborhoods, fracking is happening next to schools in the Central Valley, and the ships with dirty tar sands oil are coming into the Bay Area—disproportionately affecting low-income communities and communities of color. This isn’t what climate leadership looks like.
The panel event will feature Sanders Institute Founding Fellow Bill McKibben, Juan Flores, Pennie Opal Plant, Gloria Ushigua, and Antonia Juhasz—leaders who can help light the path forward for California to be a real climate leader.
As Governor Jerry Brown hosts the Global Climate Action Summit this September in San Francisco, we must be clear about what real climate leadership looks like, and how California can lead the way on building a 100% renewable energy economy based on equity and justice.
Here are the details for the event:
- What: Real Climate Leadership Panel Discussion
- When: Monday, May 14th from 7:00-9:00 PM (doors open at 6:15)
- Where: Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA
Look forward to seeing you there,
The Sanders Institute Team