Berkeley would like to help you reduce your personal and collective carbon footprint and is a offering free workshop to kick-start your effort.

The workshop, offered by the City of Berkeley, the Berkeley Energy Commission, the Ecology Center, and the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, will, according to the organizers, cover the following:

  • Find out how your lifestyle practices and the choices you make as individuals and community groups impact greenhouse gas emissions;
  • Discover how you can significantly reduce your personal and community emissions though an exciting and no-cost 4-session program;
  • Be given the opportunity to participate in, form, or have the Ecology Center facilitate a free Climate Change Action workshop series in your community;
  • Receive information for implementing energy efficient and renewable energy options in your home, workplace, congregation, school, and other shared spaces.

The workshop takes place on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00pm at the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, 1924 Cedar Street (at Bonita). Information: 510-548-2220 x240,

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...