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IN THE COURTROOM, CLIMATE SCIENCE NEEDS SUBSTANCE—AND STYLE

Published: 
Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:36am

CHEVRON WOULD LIKE you to know that it believes in climate change. It also believes people cause it by burning carbon-based fuel—the kind Chevron extracts from the ground, refines, and sells. In fact, Chevron believes all this so hard that today its lawyer said so, in a federal court in San Francisco. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change? Yup. They’re right.

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North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

Published: 
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 9:02pm

The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. Analyses show that the temperature warmed to the melting point as an enormous storm pumped an intense pulse of heat through the Greenland Sea.

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From Almonds To Rice, Climate Change Could Slash California Crop Yields By 2050

Published: 
Fri, 03/02/2018 (All day)

Climate change could decrease the yield of some crops in California by up to 40 percent by 2050. That's a big deal for farmers in the state, which provides about two-thirds of the nation's produce.

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Film Screening Photos

Published: 
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 5:12pm

Thank you for attending the Environmental Documentary Screening of Wasted! The Story of Food Waste on February 28th!

We had a great panel discussion with City of Santa Monica Zero Waste Coordinator, Chanel Kincaid, Vucacious Catering Owner and Executive Chef, Kim Vu and Imperfect Produce's  LA Outreach Team Lead, Alyssa Seibert. As always, our goal is to educate and follow that education up with action.

Here are the action items we encourage you to take. 

An Inconvenient Sequel Film Screening & Discussion with Al Gore Event Photos

Published: 
Mon, 02/05/2018 - 4:56pm

Thank you for attending the Environmental Documentary Screening of An Inconvenient Sequel on January 6th!

We had an amazing panel discussion with former Vice President Al Gore and many solutions were given. As always, our goal is to educate and follow that education up with action. Here are the action items we offered at the film screening. Please make a commitment to do something and share it with us; Post on Sustainable Works Facebook Wall, Tweet with our handle @sustainablework, connect at #sustainablesm or send us an email gina.garcia@sustainableworks.org