Community Rights/Rights of Nature

Epic drought means water crisis on Oregon-California border

“What we’re seeing with climate change increasingly — year after year after year — is that there is not enough water to go around. This crisis should not come as a surprise to anyone,” he said. “We have over-drafted our account, essentially, and now we have to deal with the consequences.” Epic drought means water …

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April 6th, Tuesday 5-630pm Community invited to Sonoma County’s climate action and resiliency town hall

Community invited to Sonoma County’s climate action and resiliency town hall Santa Rosa, CA  –  March 24, 2021  –  The County of Sonoma will host a virtual climate action and resiliency town hall from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6. Community members are invited to participate in this town hall to provide input on how the …

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Reclaiming our rights: Biden Signs Two Executive Orders to Advance Gender Equality on International Women’s Day

Biden Signs Two Executive Orders to Advance Gender Equality on International Women’s Day “Let us recommit to the principle that our nation, and the world, is at its best when the possibilities for all of our women and girls are limitless.” by Jenna McGuire, staff writer “A time for us to recommit ourselves to the …

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Time for renewable energy: ‘We don’t know when it will end’: 10 years after Fukushima

Over 1.2 million tons of radioactive cooling water from the Fukushima Nuclear Plant have been released in the Pacific Ocean since October 2020. ‘We don’t know when it will end’: 10 years after Fukushima | Earthquakes News | Al Jazeera Tens of thousands were evacuated after the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, and …

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Supervisors’ Proposed Marijuana Ordinance is a Disaster.

Supervisors’ Proposed Marijuana Ordinance is a Disaster. The Planning Commission will hold a hearing on this at 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 18.  We will send call-in information when it is available. Whether or not you attend the Planning Commission hearing, please send your written comments by noon, March 18, to cannabis@sonoma-county.org and copy your Supervisor   …

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PLEASE TAKE THIS SURVEY AND FORWARD TO ALL, Supervisors vote April 13th

PLEASE TAKE THIS SURVEY AND FORWARD TO ALL All, we just took this survey. Did you know that up to 65,000 acres of cannabis could be approved for permitting if the Sonoma County Supervisors vote to approve the new Cannabis Ordinance on April 13th? Currently Sonoma County has approximately 60,000 acres of vineyards! Below is …

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