For all of this month and August, we are asking anyone who is affiliated with the UC, whether they are students, alumni, faculty, or even California taxpayers, to write in to the Regents and President Napolitano with a strong message:
It has been two days already since the start of the Fossil Free UC Letter-A-Day Campaign!
$20+ million to be devoted annually to local, sustainable farms and food businesses
We piled, enthused but bleary-eyed, into a gas guzzling old Volvo on the morning of May 14th. I contemplated, as I feel obligated to do, the net emissions of traveling from Santa Cruz to attend the UC Regents meeting in Sacramento:
Guess what, CSSC students and supporters? We are VERY close to passing A REAL FOOD POLICY for EVERY CSU campus!
Is the environmental movement allowed to celebrate?
Story of student who committed civil disobedience to safeguard pristine Utah land
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This month, we are excited to present Brian Croshal, who you may know as the aquaponics guru from the convergence, the guy with the solar trailer, or a member of the Tree Amigos band.
CSU campuses among those leading rigorous investigations into the origins of campus food
Here are three CSSC students’ perspectives on the Don’t Frack California Rally and March. CSSC was well represented and had a blast!
After 20 months of bitter disagreement and 2 strikes, the UC and the AFSCME 3299 union signed a historic 4-year contract and called off a third system wide strike that was scheduled for March 3- March 7.
We are at a huge turning point in our campaign for real food in the CSU Sustainability Policy.
The U.S. State Department recently released its Final Environmental Impact Statement, or FEIS, for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a project by Canadian energy company TransCanada, that would carry close to 1 million barrels per day of the world’s dirtiest oil from the Canadian tar sands in Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico for foreign export.
I sit through my classes everyday waiting for time to creep by before I can get back to what I personally like to call “the stuff that really matters.”
Saturated in coffee and cardboard pizza, the Graduate Assembly of the University of California Berkeley (GA, basically the graduate students’ Senate) voted two-thirds majority last night in favor of UC Berkeley and UC system-wide fossil fuel divestment.
This year, CSSC held its Winter Leadership Retreat at UC Santa Cruz, January 16th-20th.
The environmental justice movement has brought important dimensions of race and class to mainstream environmentalism. But what is often overlooked is how closely related the environmental justice movement is to struggles of decolonization–especially in the context of decarbonization and the global movement toward a zero-carbon economy.
I’m entering my last semester in college, beginning to think about “what I want to do with my life.” As an activist and a generally idealistic person, looking forward into this transition is exciting and confusing, as it is for most other graduating seniors I know.
After decades of disregard, climate change is finally gaining momentum in the public sphere.
Common Ground partners with “Alternative Nobel Prize” to become North America’s first Right Livelihood College. Facebook Website Email Common Ground Center Education for a Just and Sustainable World Founded in 1980, the…
We are proud and excited to announce that the Operating Team is accepting Applications for Operating Team Members for the Spring 2014 cycle.
A few months ago, I had the opportunity to join more than seven thousand youth activists from around the country in Pittsburgh for an inspiring and empowering three days.
The students of UC Berkeley have spoken their minds about the controversial practice of fracking, and their message is loud and clear: “Frack is wack!”
by Arjun Pandava, UC Berkeley student Contributing Writers Meredith Jacobson and Katie Hoffman Student movements often fall into the trap of restricting their strategies and alliances to within the walls of their academic spaces. But…
By: Katie Hoffman, with contributions from Emily Williams and Ophir Bruck Just days after super-typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, nine students addressed the Regents of the University of California for the fifth time demanding UC…
“Invest. Divest. Remind folks there’s no contradiction between a sound environment and strong economic growth.” — President Obama On Tuesday, November 26, at 11 am PT / 2 pm ET, two giants of…
Last weekend, I was able to have the honor of attending my first ever life-changing convergence at Humboldt State!
Power Shift is a conference for the young at heart who are dedicated to overcoming the climate crisis and the fossil fuel industry, and creating a world that is socially, economically, and ecologically just.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 24, 2013 PRESS CONTACT – David Shaw, (831) 207-4206, firstname.lastname@example.org Slack key guitar player Makana and TEDxMaui founder Katie McMillan to speak at UCSC’s Common Ground Center about the power…
Photo Credit: Ophir Bruck, Fossil Free UC De Anza College Students are Leading the Way While flipping through pictures from Power Shift this past weekend, thinking about strategy for building the inclusive movement we need…
The Northern California Permaculture & Transition Network invite the California Student Sustainability Coalition to join us for the 2013 Building Resilient Communities Convergence.
GRID Alternatives is looking for CSSC students to apply to their national Alternative Break Program happening in March 2014.
Have you heard? Registration is now open for the Fall 2013 Convergence at Humboldt State University! Our team is hard at work to ensure that November 9th-10th will be the most inspiring, educational, and energizing weekend it can be.
Just last week, the EPA presented an updated version of regulations that will limit carbon pollution from all new power plants.
CSSC Convergences are 100% student-powered, and that means we are looking for YOU (yes, you) to run a workshop on a topic or skill that you are passionate about.