Posts from the ‘politics’ category

The Google Shuttle Effect on San Francisco

Just wanted to link to a previously unpublished but oft-quoted study in the discussion about the tech shuttles’ impact on San Francisco (with the author’s permission)…

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President Obama comes to San Francisco Jazz Center, Climate Activists sing him a song

President Obama came to San Francisco today for a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at the SFJazz Center – and a couple hundred of climate activists welcomed…

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“Real Mormons Love Everyone!” – SF Gay Pride 2013, Photo Feast

You know you’ve come a long way in the fight for equality when the people you come across at the Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco…

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The end of the world as we know it: New York City to compost food scraps

If you thought bike sharing was going to be the definitive end of the world for New York’s old guard elite, wait till they get their…

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We’re taking it to Chevron!

Tomorrow bright and early a bunch of Bay Area cyclists and I are going to bike the math of climate change to Chevron’s shareholders and call…

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Don’t just count the carbon, BIKE THE MATH!

If you’re in the Bay Area and want to do something exciting, fun, and meaningful to voice your concerns about climate change and the fossil fuel…

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San Francisco Board of Supervisors UNANIMOUSLY Passes Resolution to Divest from Fossil Fuel

Wow, so it did happen! This just in: San Francisco Board of Supervisors Unanimously Pass Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution urging the city’s retirement system to divest…

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San Francisco Board of Supervisors to Vote Tomorrow on Divesting $500 million from Fossil Fuels

Tomorrow, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is going to vote on whether or not to urge the city’s retirement board to divest over half a…

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HOLY SPOKES!!!!! London commits £1 BILLION to new bicycle infrastructure.

From the Department of Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, last week the city of London announced one of the largest cycling transportation development budgets…

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Moving forward on climate!

On Sunday I went to the Forward on Climate rally in San Francisco to show my support for meaningful action on curbing greenhouse gas emissions and…

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