#DudeItsRude to build in a community when the community says NO 

This summer, we learned of an effort in a Toronto suburb to block plans for a gas power plant. When the neighborhood of Mt Dennis learned that their transit system, Metrolinx, were considering an 18MW plant at a nearby maintenance and storage facility, they got fired up! Claiming public transit is supposed to be the … Continue reading #DudeItsRude to build in a community when the community says NO 

350 Philly at Greenfest

Each September, the Clean Air Council organizes an annual GreenFest at Headhouse Square in South Philly. This year, 350Philly set up a tent. We explained the need for a rapid transition away from fossil fuels, our current campaign for a #FossilFreeSEPTA and added about 200 signatures to our petition to the SEPTA Board. Check out a photo gallery … Continue reading 350 Philly at Greenfest

All aboard, on the renewables train…

Two new developments. One in Santiago Chile and one in the Netherlands. The public transit agency of Santiago, Chile's has signed two big agreements with solar and wind energy developers, which will mean that Santiago's subway system will “run on 60 per cent renewable energy” as of 2018. It sounds like their Metro system is quite … Continue reading All aboard, on the renewables train…