You Too Can Become a Climate Change Warrior!

Everyone who volunteers with Sustainable Silicon Valley is a passionate climate advocate, so it was no surprise that when we heard about Al Gore’s latest Climate Reality Training two of us decided to sign up. It was a fascinating opportunity to learn from a host of world-class climate leaders, journalists, actors and others who have been working hard to spread the word about what must change.
The training we attended included 10,000 participants from almost every country around the world and was held virtually due to Coronavirus. It took place over nine days with five live sessions from Al Gore and four minimum on-demand sessions to watch. In addition, we were assigned homework that included writing our own climate stories and partnering with another trainee to collaborate on action items. We also had table work groups (like seminars) during the days of live sessions and networking sessions in between the days so we could discuss and share what we were learning.

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SSV March News: WaterPalooza!

These days business as usual keeps clashing with life in interesting times, and for now the old curse is winning. In addition to the slow, slow, fast pace of a changing climate we all are dealing with the incredible logarithmic speed of global virus transmission. […]

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A Landmark Water Reuse Agreement Takes Shape

Sustainable Silicon Valley has long championed innovative approaches to water use & reuse along with regional governmental cooperation and smart, sustainable efforts to ensure a clean and plentiful Bay Area water supply. The proposed agreement between Valley Water, the City of Mountain View and the City of Palo Alto checks a lot of these boxes. […]

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