Barbara Lee says Trump’s plan to withdraw U.S. from Paris Climate Agreement is ‘reckless’

13TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTEast Bay Rep. Barbara Lee slammed President Donald Trump's reported decision to remove the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, a pact signed in 2015 that includes more than 150 countries seeking to reduce carbon emissions."Climate change presents the greatest threat humankind has ever known," Lee said Wednesday. "We simply cannot afford to … Continue reading Barbara Lee says Trump’s plan to withdraw U.S. from Paris Climate Agreement is ‘reckless’

An idea for combating sea level rise at the Hayward Shoreline and beyond

Assemblymember Bill Quirk's involvement with the Oro Loma ecotone project goes back to his time as a Hayward council member. PHOTOS/Steven TavaresENVIRONMENT | Hayward Assemblymember Bill Quirk understood a rise in sea levels was impending way back in the 1970s. As a scientist at NASA's Goodard Institute of Space in New York City, Quirk built … Continue reading An idea for combating sea level rise at the Hayward Shoreline and beyond

Brown Calls San Leandro Energy Neutral Building A Key To State’s Future

Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday in San Leandro.ENVIRONMENT | Gov. Jerry Brown, in San Leandro Thursday afternoon for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Zero Net Energy Center, said the first of its kind building is the wave of the future. The commercial building’s design relies on renewables to produce only as much energy as it can … Continue reading Brown Calls San Leandro Energy Neutral Building A Key To State’s Future