France will be presiding at the Paris conference ’Climate 2015’, that will take place in France at the Bourget, from November 30th to December 11th 2015. To show the support of the Bay area French community, the French consulate has co-organized CLEAN THE WAVE with Sea, Surf & Fun surf school and Surfrider Foundation SF chapter, on May 30th at Baker Beach. During this beach clean-up, 100 (...)
(04-29-2015) Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order to establish a California greenhouse gas reduction target of 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 - the most aggressive benchmark enacted by any government in North America to reduce dangerous carbon emissions over the next decade and a half.
In anticipation of the 2015 Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris, the topic selected for the 2014-15 Lafayette Debates is: “Resolved: That all states have an obligation to anticipate, prevent and minimize the causes of climate change, and mitigate its adverse effects”. In San Francisco, a debate between students from University of California Berkeley and Stanford University will be hosted (...)
(STAR ADVERTISER) "Three World War II veterans, two of whom served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, say they are honored that the French government is giving them its highest medal for helping to liberate the country (...)