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Green New Deal at UCSD
Green New Deal at UCSD
We're in for a #JustRecovery - are you? Is UC San Diego? They've just sold their fossil fuel investments and we're keeping watch to make sure they don't buy them back!
Green New Deal at UCSD
Oil prices went negative in late April for the first time in history! Watch and learn more about what this means for the climate. The fossil fuel industry is failing. It’s time to end fossil fuel finance for good, and build a #JustRecovery in the wake of coronavirus.
Green New Deal at UCSD
Green New Deal at UCSD
WRITE: Opportunity for you to get your climate-related experiences and thinking out there!
A new website has been launched which publishes UCSD students' writing on "all things climate related". It would be so great to get a bunch of pieces up on there from our supporters. This is a great opportunity to get our views and experiences out there to be part of the wider UCSD conversations.

See here for the info:
Green New Deal at UCSD
Green New Deal at UCSD
Anyone keen to get MUSHROOM FARMING? Roger's Urban Farmlab is hosting their weekly Friday night livestream at 6pm.

Tune in to check it out:

6:00 - 6:30 Recorded Live Performance by The New Crowns
(drums, guitar, vocals)
6:30 - 7:00 Running your own backyard-scale micro mushroom farm with Will Tanaka

Catch us on YouTube for this and past livestreams:
Green New Deal at UCSD
Roger's Live Presents Music and Micro Mushroom Farms
Roger's Live presents at 6:00 PM a recorded live performance by The New Crowns! At 6:30 Will Tanaka will be showing us how to manage a backyard scale mini mu...
Green New Deal at UCSD
Green New Deal at UCSD
TODAY at 4pm! 3 of our members are giving today's Design@Large talk: Redesigning the Social Psyche: Climate Crisis and the Arts

Check it out if you can!
Green New Deal at UCSD
Green New Deal at UCSD
WINNING BUT WANTING MORE. Is the University of California really going “fossil free”?
While it is an incredible win for the movement that the University of California announced it has sold its investments in the fossil fuel industry, they have not committed to fossil fuel divestment.

Check out the op-ed some of our members wrote. The crux, they say, is a quote by the Chief Financial Officer of UC: “We don’t look at oil and gas as a goal that has to be accomplished by a certain amount, to reduce a certain amount of investment. We look at it as financial risk or a financial opportunity.”
Green New Deal at UCSD
Green New Deal at UCSD
TAKE ACTION: Sign our petition calling on the Mayor and City Council of San Diego to get a better deal for our clean energy future! ✊🖊🌎👭👬
Our fellow activists at SD350 are running a petition to get a better, more ethical deal for us. San Diegans pay among the very highest utility rates in the country and much of our energy still comes from fossil fuels. SDG&E has repeatedly fought the city and undermined efforts to get to 100% renewable energy. They have opposed community choice energy and worked to charge ratepayers for their own negligence in causing devastating fires. SDG&E has rigged the system through lobbying and campaign contributions to pad their bottom line.
It’s time for a better deal.
Please take a couple minutes to read and sign (and another minute to share)!


SpaceX - which will release tens of thousands of tonnes of emissions to blast off - is being delayed because of extreme weather events likely exacerbated by emissions

ZNET publishes article by two of our members "Climate Action by the University of California is more Spin than Substance" ucsdgreennewde1 photo

Quite amusing to see the Economist magazine, which has championed unbridled capitalism for over 170 years, declaring that "COVID-19 has shown that our prosperity is precarious" [no shit!] and urging leaders to "show bravery in heading off the [climate crisis] disaster". ucsdgreennewde1 photo

Meanwhile, a postdoc at UCSD:
"A devastating cyclone just hit the Indian state I’m from. My mom said she hasn’t seen a storm like this since she was a kid. Winds at 100 mph accompanied by torrential rain. The power out. House flooded. 2020 gets worse"

Is @UofCalifornia really going "fossil free"?
Not so fast.
As long-time climate activists who have worked hard on divestment and emissions reductions, here's our analysis:

A look at the rich business people who are the all powerful UC Regents: