A map using data from UC Berkeley researchers looks at which parts of Berkeley tend to generate more of the greenhouse gases behind climate change.
Berkeley Climate Action Plan
E-bike discounts could be coming to Berkeley
Berkeley could fund discounts on e-bikes next year to incentivize purchases and reduce the city’s emissions.
Wind and solar energy plan to become the default in Berkeley
Residential ratepayers were switched over to a fully renewable electricity plan in March. Businesses are next.
The push to raise Berkeley’s utility tax to fund a climate fund appears to be losing
Supporters said Measure HH losing is a missed opportunity to put resources toward climate justice.
Berkeley council says traffic circles will keep their trees
The Berkeley City Council put many minds at ease Tuesday night by voting to allow existing trees and some vegetation to remain in place in traffic circles around town.
‘It’s more urgent than ever.’ Wildfires prompt Berkeley to push harder on climate action efforts
The devastating Northern California wildfires the past two years has Berkeley talking about accelerating its Climate Action Plan to head off the greater impacts of climate change.
As Berkeley calls next meeting on traffic circles, community role still uncertain
More than two months after a neighborhood outcry over the fate of trees and plants in Berkeley’s traffic circles, the city has not yet decided what role neighbors may play in tending them in the future.
After early stumble, city pledges to work with neighbors on traffic circle safety
In response to a significant community outcry, the city has taken a step back from a plan to remove “any and all trees” from the 60 or so traffic circles in Berkeley.
New bike and bus lanes are coming to Bancroft Way in Berkeley
New lanes for bicycles and buses are coming to Bancroft Way, the southern border of the UC Berkeley campus, cycling advocates have announced.
Motorists beware: Berkeley votes to expand parking enforcement
Council voted Tuesday night to ramp up parking enforcement by adding 15 automated license plate readers to the small pilot program it launched last year.
Mayor Jesse Arreguín pledges to ‘re-earn’ Berkeley’s progressive reputation
Housing and homelessness, climate change and Berkeley’s sanctuary city status were central themes in Mayor Jesse Arreguín’s first State of the City address Monday.
‘Bike to Work Day’ comes Thursday
Berkeley cyclists are slated to take to the streets Thursday for “Bike to Work Day” with “energizer stations,” a ride with the mayor, a happy hour after work, and more.